Katana Sword 1060 Carbon Steel Golden Chinese Characters Saya
1060 Carbon Steel Katana with Bohi and Metal fitting. the blade is full tang, featuring Golden Chinese Characters Saya with Black And White Silk ito wrap and Red rayskin samegawa
Sword Type: Katana
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 72 Centimeters
Handle Length: 27 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Golden Chinese Characters Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black And White Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): Red
Sword Bag: silk
Before you begin collecting swords, first familiarize yourself with the blades available. For starters, this katana plus saya designed with golden Chinese characters is a great piece to include to the collection. The sword doesnt only add to the beauty of your collection, its also a piece to enjoy for practice.
The Golden Chinese Characters Saya
This sword comes with a sturdy and solid saya. It is designed with beautiful golden Chinese characters that bring more appeal to the sword. It not only adds beauty, but the saya protects this katanas blade from damages. For added protection, a silk sword bag is also included.
Sword Accessories and Fittings
Its black and white silk ito or tsuka-ito is the handle wrap or cord. Its purpose is both functional and aesthetic. The ito reinforces the tsuka, preventing any technical failure from occuring. As for the red samegawa, it mainly protects the tsuka. It also works by keeping your sweating hands dry and allows for proper gripping.
Its fittings include the menuki, tsuba, kashira, and fuchi which are all made of metal. The fuchi is the hilt collar and is found between the tsuba and tsuka. The kashira refers to the butt cap and is located at the end of the tsuka. The menuki are the ornaments that you will find on the tsukas ito. Create Your Custom Samurai Sword
Create Your Custom Samurai Sword
This katana sword has a blade that is 72 centimeters long and 3.2 centimeters wide. Its tsuka is fairly-sized at 27 centimeters so you can grip the sword easily with one or two hands. Overall, this katana weighs just 1.5 kilograms.
The sword is made even lighter by the bohis presence. This is also called the fuller or blood groove and is the rounded or beveled slot on the blades flattened side. It also functions by adjusting the blades balance point, making the sword easier to swing and wield.
This sword has a blade of 1060 steel. This steel has a 0.60% carbon content and has been sharpened to perfection. With that, it is excellent for practice cutting, targeting soft to medium objects. The sword is also a full tang, so its tang and tsuka are a single solid piece of metal. This gives you more cutting force due to the additional leverage it gives you.
Katana in 1400
In the beginning of the year 1400, katana-styled long swords were created. This was in response to the samurai wearing their tachi with its cutting edge up. Japanese swords were traditionally worn with the mei facing away from the wielder.