Shirasaya Katana T10 Clay Tempered Steel White Maple Wood Saya
T10 Clay Tempered Steel Shirasaya with Bohi. the blade is full tang, featuring White Maple Wood Saya.
Sword Type: Shirasaya
Steel Type: T10 Clay Tempered 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): N/A
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): N/A
Kashira (Pommel): N/A
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): White Maple Wood Saya
Ito (Wrap): N/A
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: silk
The Japanese swords have been utilized by the samurai warriors of the feudal period. Shirasaya swords are one of the most sought-after pieces among sword collectors and enthusiasts. It is necessary for ones collection, especially if you are someone who loves Japanese swords. You can easily own this shirasaya with a white maple wood saya in just a few clicks.
Full Tang T10 Shirasaya Blade
This shirasaya blade is crafted from T10 steel. It is known for its toughness, and is superior to carbon steel. This is in terms of durability and hardness. Since it has been clay tempered, it has more resilience and can maintain its sharpness. This is also excellent for extensive tameshigiri. This is done via the classic method of clay coat tempering.
This full tang blade is also sharpened, so it can withstand the rigors of real-time training. As a full tang, its blade extends to the entire length of the tsuka, making it a single solid piece of durable metal. With that, the full tang of this shirasaya gives it a certain rigidity to it.
The Bohi and Sword Dimensions
Although this shirasaya sword is fairly light, it is made even lighter with the help of the bohi. When mixed with the proper distal tapers, heat treatment, and blade tempering, the blade with a bohi becomes lighter and easier to wield. This is without sacrificing the blades strength and integrity. It also helps adjust this blades balance point.
This shirasaya sword has a blade measuring 72 centimeters long and 3.2 centimeters wide. Its tsuka is 27 centimeters and is perfect for double or single-handed gripping. It has a total weight of 1.5 kilograms. Create Your Custom Sword
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Shirasaya Sword – White Maple Wood Saya
This blade comes with a beautiful white maple wood saya. It adds to the beauty and charm of this sword. However, it isnt all just for aesthetics since the saya also protects the blade when not in use. It is also functional during training, allowing you to draw the sword faster during cutting sessions.
History of the Shirasaya
The shirasaya is said to have been created in during the Edo period, from the years 1603 to 1868 A.D. It is possible since this was the time when laws that prevented the carrying of swords were implemented. Swords werent allowed to be carried by anyone in public.
During the Meiji period, this was when the Japanese society advanced and developed towards modernization. With that, swords were only allowed to be carried by military personnel.