Tanto Knife T10 Clay Tempered Steel With Blue And Gold Saya
T10 Clay Tempered Steel Tanto Knife Full Tang And Fully Sharpened With Blue And Gold Saya, Brass Fitting And White Ray Skin Samegawa With Black Leather Wrap
Sword Type: Tanto
Steel Type: T10 Clay Tempered Steel
Blade Length: 38 Centimeters
Handle Length: 19 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.1 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Brass Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Brass Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Brass Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Blue And Gold Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black Leather
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White Ray Skin
Sword Bag: silk
The Tanto is known as one of the authentic Japanese blades that were carried by the Samurais in the past. It dates all the way back to the Heian period when the Tanto was primarily utilized as a weapon but eventually over the years, the Tanto evolved in terms of design and appearance to become something more elegant and ornate. The Tanto was utilized in traditional martial arts which was called the Tantojutsu. Its term has been reborn during the 1980s in the West and was known to be a point-style of contemporary tactical knives that were primarily designed for stabbing or piercing purposes. The tanto features a short blade and was used as a dagger or a knife to pierce through armor, at a grappling range by the Samurai warriors, and it was also used by women for self-protection and self-defense.
The Japanese Tanto can either feature a single or a double-edged blade that is best utilized for stabbing or slashing; Our Tanto is fully functional and durable. It is a full tang blade with a cutting edge that has been thoroughly sharpened and is made from Clay Tempered T10 steel also known as High Speed Steel or Tool Steel. aside from carbon, this type of steel is composed of tungsten which makes the T10 steel highly resistant to scratches while simultaneously being extremely durable and tough. Our Tanto blade is definitely strong and long-lasting, considering the T10 steel used to create the blade and is extremely tough. The Tanto has blood groove (Bohi) to lighten the weight of the blade.
The Tanto knife first surfaced in the years 794 and 1185 and was considered just as a standard type of sword without any artistic value or quality just a practical and simple blade created out of necessity. Between the years 1185 and 1333, these have evolved and improved utilizing higher quality and more artistic materials to create better Tanto. This Tanto features a kashira and fuchi made from quality brass and exhibits beautiful metal menuki to decorate the Tantos tsuka.
The blade of this Tanto measures around thirty-eight centimeters in length while its width is at 3.1 centimeters; the handle is about nineteen centimeters in length and all in all, the Tanto weighs 0.79 kilograms. The scabbard of the Tanto features a beautiful combination of blue and gold that matches perfectly with the Tantos black leather wrap and its white ray skin; additionally, it also comes with a silk Tanto bag that will allow the Tanto to be carried around easily.
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