Katana with tsuba of the Edo period

Katana with tsuba of the Edo period

Katana (Japanese) is a two-handed curved Japanese sword with a length of 95-105 cm (the blade itself was on average 70-75 cm, but in any case for a katana more than two shaku (1 shaku = 30.3 cm). Here’s what writes about katana in his monograph Valery Khorev «Japanese sword. Ten centuries of excellence»:
Our version is a stylization, without a jamon line and without forging 1000 layers. But the price difference is appropriate.
Tsuba is a stylization of the iron tsuba of the Edo period. Fuchi, kashira and manuki are made with images of birds, as well as a tsuba.
The winding of the handle is made in the style of “hiner-maki”, the style is simple, reliable and practical.

Katana with tsuba of the Edo period
Katana with tsuba of the Edo period