Shinobi-ken / Shinobi-gatana / Ninja Sword

Shinobi-ken / Shinobi-gatana / Ninja Sword

What is a ninja sword (“shinobi-ken” “shinobi-gatana”)?

The answer to this question is difficult to find due to the greater number of hoaxes introduced by the film industry into the image of the ninja sword. However, we will try to give a clear answer to this question and at the same time describe the sword we made. For an answer, we turn to the monograph by Valery Khorev “Japanese sword. Ten Centuries of Excellence ”2003. Where do we give the passage in which the theme is revealed: the ninja sword — “shinobi-ken” or “shinobi-gatana”:

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Katana with tsuba — Kamakura Bori

Katana with tsuba - Kamakura Bori
The workshop “Zbroyev Falvarak” has been developing the idea of Japanese blade weapons for many years, the craftsmen of the workshop, many versions of katanas were made, with varying degrees of stylization.
To your attention, another version of the Japanese sword. I want to note that this work, like all the work on the site, is the result of our joint work with people who came and asked to create a similar sword. In other words. you can create with us any version of the Japanese blade.
The sword does not have sharpened edges, therefore, it is not a cold weapon. Keep in mind that sharpening such blades is not legal and contradicts the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.
Katana with tsuba - Kamakura Bori

Katana with tsuba — Kamakura Bori