Kumo Katana from SkyJiro Forge (Cloud katana). Awesome battle ready Japanese samurai sword. Kensei class, Nihonto collector grade. 6700 layers, genuine hamon, kobuse construction. Razor sharp Japanese sword for tatami cutting.
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The Kumo katana is a gorgeous sensai or master grade katana. This expert katana has been hand made by master sword smiths at the Skyjiro Forge. Using a the traditional Kobuse construction method the blade is produced with an iron core and then wrapped with SF's .70% proprietary blend of high carbon steel. The final result is a folded 6700 layer differential clay tempered high carbon steel blade with iron core. This technique is difficult to master but when performed by top forges and finished with a traditional Japanese finger stone polish, you end up with an exceptional sword like the Kumo katana. This is a premium sword and includes a certificate of authenticity from SkyJiro forge and can also be authenticated by the forges signature in the blades tang (Nakago).
Craftsmanship/Design Grade: [Sensei/Collector Grade].
Sword Type: Battoh Shinken (Razor Sharp Katana).
Sword Weight: 1.1kilo / 2lbs4oz (Without Saya).
Overall: 104cm / 40inch with Saya (Scabbard).
Balde Shape: Shinogi Zukuri Style.
Moto-Kasane(at Habaki): 75mm.
Hoto-Haba(at Habaki): 320mm.
Nagasa(Blade length): 2.37 Shaku / 28.4 inch.
Tsuka(Handle length): 8.75 Sun / 10.5 inch.
Blade Made: SkyJiro Forge’s .70 Tranditional Proprietary Carbon Content Folded Steel (Kobuse Construction with Iron Core & 6700 Layers).
Yaki(Hardness): SkyJiro Forge’s Superior Differential Clay Technique (Traditional Japanese Method).
Blade Polish: SkyJiro Forge’s Superior Hand-Mirror Polish, with Japanese Water Stone and Finger Stone Finish.
Kanagu(Tsuba/Fuchi/Kashira/ Menuki): SkyJiro Forge’s Pure Yellow Bronze.
Habaki/Seppas: SkyJiro Forge’s Pure Yellow Bronze.
Tsuka: Samé (Stingray Skin) over Premium Hard Wood Handle.
Tsuka Ito/Sageo: Japanese Silk.
Mekugi: 2x Aged Bamboo Pins.
Saya(Scabbard): Premium Grade Wood & Lacquer with Full Set of Premium Water Buffalo-Horn Fittings.
Special Note: SkyJiro Forge Premium Quality Fully Functional Hand-Made Premium High Carbon Folded Steel Sword with Genuine Japanese Hamon, Traditional japanese technique Kobuse Construction & Razor Sharp Ha (Edge).” “These swords are guaranteed to cut Tatami!
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