Japanese Katana 9260 Spring Steel with Gold Inscription Saya
Full Tang and Fully Sharpened 9260 Spring Steel Katana with Gold Inscription Saya, Black Silk ito with White Ray Skin Samegawa and Metal fitting
Sword Type: Katana
Steel Type: 9260 Spring Steel
Blade Length: 72 Centimeters
Handle Length: 27 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: Single Blood Groove
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Brass Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Gold Inscription Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White Ray Skin
Sword Bag: Silk
This Katana sword is a full tang blade made from 9260 spring steel which is a new modern steel that is used to manufacture springs, using this type of steel allows the Katana to easily flex, twist, bend and then return to its original shape without losing its form. It also allows for higher capacity for shock absorption and it is great compromise between flexibility and hardness.
This samurai Katana is sharp and fully functional, featuring a single bo-hi or blood groove which make the sword more lightweight. The bo-hi runs down the length of this Katana blade to make it a quicker and easier to wield; it also provides proper edge alignment when the weapon is swung.
This samurai blade also has an aesthetic beauty which can be seen on its black saya that has an elegant gold inscription on it; this design goes well with the white ray skin samegawa and the black ito wrap on the tsuka. Adding more appeal to the sword is the brass menuki and the metal Tsuba with a fish theme. The fuchi and Kashira made from metal. Upon purchasing this samurai sword, a silk sword bag is also included to keep the sword when not in use or to easily carry it around.
For the measurements, this Katana has a blade length of seventy-two centimeters while its width is around 3.2; the handle measures twenty-seven centimeters which is adequate for double-handed gripping. Also, this samurai Katana has a total of 1.55 kilograms.