Ryumon - Practical Katana - Okinawa Tsuba
Model Number: RY-3037
For more than 2600 years, the "City of Treasure", Longquan, is known for making the best swords in the world. Located within the border of South Zhejiang, China and under the Fengyang Mountain, Longquan is rich in resources that are suitable for crafting swords.
During the period of Warring States (770-476 B.C.), a famous sword maker named Ou Yezi created the most renowned sword in Longquan. Since then, the secret arts of crafting swords have been passed down from generation to generation.
Ryumon & Masahiro swords are hand forged by master craftsman with years of experience from Longquan. These master sword smiths combine modern knowledge with traditional secrets to produce superior quality swords with enhanced durability, sharpness and exquisite craftsmanship.
The Ryumon Practical Samurai Sword Katana has a forged and folded AISI 1060 carbon steel blade. Heat treated with traditional process to produce an extremely sharp edge. Each sword in this series utilizes a one piece brass construction blade collar that enables the blade to fit securely in to the scababrd. Three round tsuba designs are available in this series with gun metal finish. The scabbard is done in deep black lacquer and tied with imported japanese cotton sageo The Handle is wrapped with authentic ray skin and imported japanes cotton ito.
Each sword comes complete with hang tag, a silk sword bag, cleaning kit, and a certificate of authenticity.
Overall Length: 42"
Handle: 10 3/4"