Straight Jian Sword 1095 Folded Steel Kiriha Zukuri
This Straight Jian Sword is made of 1095 Folded Steel featuering Kiriha Zukuri blade and Ebony Wood Scabbard
Sword Type: Jian
Steel Type: 1095 Folded Steel
Blade Length: 70 Centimeters
Handle Length: 25 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Blood Groove: No Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): N/A
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): N/A
Kashira (Pommel): N/A
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): Ebony Wood Saya
Ito (Wrap): N/A
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: Silk
This is a Straight Jian sword featuring a blade crafted from folded 1095 carbon steel. It comes with a Kiriha Zukuri Kisaki, along with a stunning scabbard made using ebony wood.
Kiriha Zukuri Kisaki was used on the first swords designed in Japan. It allows the user to better and easily execute sweeping cuts required on horseback.
Straight Jian Swords Blade and Steel
The sword is sharpened but you can request for razor sharp blade during checkout. The Jian is made of 1095 steel which make it tough and strong. This is because high carbon content presented in the steel material.
Full Tang Straight Jian & its Measurements
Since this is a full tang blade, the Jian will be able to handle resistance and force. This is most evident when used against harder targets.
This Chinese sword for sale has a blade measuring 70 centimeters long and 3.2 centimeters wide. Its grip is 25 centimeters in length and weighs a total of 1.73 kilograms. This is a good and balanced weight that is perfect for training use.
Ebony Wood Scabbard
It comes with a nice scabbard that is made from ebony wood. This material is dense enough to submerge in water, and it has a really smooth finish. In addition, this Jian comes with a silk sword bag for your convenience.
The Jian – Historical and Modern Uses
The classic Juan is a double-edged straight bladed sword. It was used in ancient China, 2,500 years in the past. In folklore, the Jian is known as The Gentlemans Weapon, and is part of the four primary weapons.
The Jian has various differences in length, weight, and balance. This all depends on the period they appeared in. Despite this, the general purpose of this sword is to be a multipurpose thrust and cut weapon. It isnt supposed to specialize in just a single form of use.
Ancient wielders had their own way of trying the blade of the Jian. This process was called the Shi zhan, and their targets were Caoren or grass men. It was something similar to the Japanese Tameshigiri. However, Shi zhan was not formalized like its Japanese counterpart.
Today, a lot of Chinese martial arts train heavily with the use of the Jian. Popular Jian forms include the Kunwa Jian, Sancai Jian, Wudang Xuan Men Jian, and the Taiji Jian. Also, a lot of the contemporary Jian are the flexible Wushu Jian or the Tai Chi Jian. These are often used for performance or ceremonial purposes.
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