Shirasaya Sword set 1060 Carbon Steel with Blue Lacquered Hardwood Saya
1060 Carbon Steel Shirasaya set. The blades are full tang with Bohi (Blood Groove) and features Blue Lacquered Hardwood Saya and handle.
Sword Type: Shirasaya set
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 71/50/29 cm
Handle Length: 24/20/16 cm
Blade Width: 3.2 cm
Tang: Full Tang
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): Blue Lacquered Hardwood Saya
Ito (Wrap): N/A
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: Silk
This attractive Shirasaya set is meticulously hand-forged using 1060 Carbon Steel.
The blade of the Shirasaya set is full tang, not rat tail tang blade, which means it provides more leverage and better balance.
To have a lighter blade, this sword possess a Bohi, which is commonly known as blood groove.
Although tough to make, 1060 steel swords are tougher than swords built from 1040 steel. It provides good balance of strength & hardness to Shirasaya set.
1060 Carbon Steel Shirasaya set
Generally, the outer section of the Shirasaya was featureless and only had the mekugi ana that holds the tang of the sword. So only the Blue Lacquered Hardwood Saya & handle was visible and look a lot more like plain wood.
With a blade that is 3.2 cm wide, 71/50/29 cm long, & weighs 1.3/1.1/0.7, the Shirasaya set is truly a well-built and balanced piece.
To help keep the sword safe from scratches as well as other kinds of damages when not in use, the Shirasaya set consists of a Blue Lacquered Hardwood Saya. To assist draw the sword smoothly, the Saya (scabbard) is designed to the perfect shape for the Katana.
If you would like your sword blade non-sharp, functionally sharp or ultra-sharp, you can do this during the checkout process wherein you will find an option to pick out your preferred sharpness level.
For extra customization, a free engraving on the blade is an additional available option for you. This could increase the swords uniqueness and personal ownership.
When thinking of a meaningful, awesome and unique gift, a Shirasaya set is a great and brilliant choice.
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