Nodachi 1060 Carbon Steel with Black Saya
1060 Carbon Steel Nodachi Full Tang and Fully Sharpened with Black Saya , Metal Alloy Fitting and white Ray Skin Samegawa with black silk Wrap
Sword Type: Nodachi
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 120 Centimeters
Handle Length: 35 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Alloy Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Alloy Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Alloy Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): Black Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White Ray Skin
Sword Bag: silk
Nodachi swords have been used by Samurais of feudal Japan. They were known to be as very long weapons some reaching more than 2 meter in size. This aesthetic, remarkable Nodachi sword has a blade length of 120 centimeters, a handle length of 35 centimeters, its blade width is 3.2 centimeters. The Nodachi is made of a 1060 carbon steel, it is full tang and sharp and feature bohi (blood groove).
These legendary swords have been traditionally used for ceremonies or even an offering to gods, which puts them in a high standard that is being highly considered by sword makers. This sword is also called a field sword as it is being carried by foot soldiers to counter cavalry attacks. Historically, it was said that a skillful warrior can cut both horse and man apart in a single stroke using a Nodachi sword. After the war period, it is being carried by high ranking Samurai at his back.
This Nodachi swords tsuba, fuchi and kashira are all made of metal alloy. It comes with a beautifully finished black saya as well as a black rayon silk ito wrap and a silk bag. Because of its long blade, it makes it more difficult for sword smiths to make during the heat treatment process, because a longer length means more complication, especially when it comes to heating it to a homogenous temperature. However, this Nodachi sword is traditionally and meticulously done, and its pliability is of a high quality as well.
Its magnificent appearance makes it a must for any valuable sword collection or exhibit. Whether it is used for cutting soft items or medium items, or for training or simply for a wonderful display at office or at home.