Clay Tempered Black Kumo Sakura Tanto Dagger. Overall Length 40 (cm). Material: High Carbon AISI 1095 Steel. Blade: folded steel, 13 times folded with 8192 layers. Sharpened Habaki (Blade Collar) & Seppa (Spacer) Material: handmade. Habaki Tsuba (Hand Guard): made of brass Fuchi (Handle Collar) and Kashira (Handle Buttcap): made of. Black thin cotton wrap. Mekugi pegs Saya (scabbard). Sword Bag: 1 sword. Bag (box not included). This is a traditional Japanese Tanto. The blade has been folded 13 times creating 8192 layers. It is also clay tempered, water quenched and sharpened by the traditional 12 step methods. The balance of the blade is perfect and the sword is completely functional. The Tanto can be used for drills, practice and target cutting. You can see the visible hamon line (clay tempered line) on the blade surface. The saya is wooden with a black gloss finish and it fits seamlessly into the handle. The blade of the sword has been authentically constructed a maru lamination. Its been folded 13 times, similar to the painstaking process that requires a master smith. The curve of the blade has been created as a result of the different steel used on the Ha and Shinogi. When the blade is quenched the sword is covered with a clay solution, except for the edge of the blade. The blade is then heated and quenched in water. Since the edge cools much more quickly than the rest of the blade the molecules in the steel expand and forces the softer steel to fold back. The HRC of the sword is 45 egress on the Shinogi (body) and 60 degrees on the Yakiba (edge). A clear grain pattern runs along the blade. The blade features a wide Bo-Hi, low Ridge Line, is full tang, and very sharp. The Saya of the sword is a work of art in its own right. A black silk Sage-o has been tied around the brass made Kurigata. The Habaki is a one piece brass construction. The fuchi (collar) has a wave (tsunami) design. Please view above picture A. Has gone through the. Japanese traditional method Clay Tempering. Hen the blade is quenched the sword is covered with a clay solution, except for the edge of the blade. 1 A silk sword bag and box are included but the display sword stand is not. For custom orders, please note that it would take up to 2-5 days. Other special requests may take more time. Combined Auctions & Policy. We recommend our Buyers to work together with us to resolve any possible problems. We will do whatever reasonable to resolve your problem as long as we are given the opportunity. We are not responsible for any injuries or accidents caused by the negligent or misuse use of this sword. We have over 250 types of swords from Japanese swords, Chinese swords, to Movie Fantasy swords. Japanese Katana (Iaido, Non Sharpened). Japanese Folded Steel Katana. Japanese Clay Tempered Katana. Japanese Ninja Sword (Ninjato). Japanese Nodachi (Huge Long Blade). Japanese Double Edge Blades. Japanese Top Quality Blades. ^^ Chinese Tai Chi Swords. ^^ Chinese Battle Ready Swords. ++ Fantasy / Movie Swords. We also specialize in Custom personalized swords. Our custom swords are designed to appeal to a broad range of customers. If you are the kind of person who wants a’one of a kind’ Katana, then this option is for you. You can choose from 50 different sets of Koshirae (Tsuba, Fuchi, Kashira, Menuki, Saya, Samegawa) and custom fitted to your choice of blades. In addition, we have over 20 different types of synthetic silk, leather, or high quality cotton wraps (Sageo / Ito). You can have your own unique custom sword in 10 days! To View Our Other Auctions. The item “Japanese Handmade Folded Clay Tempered Black Kumo Sakura Tanto Dagger + Silk Bag” is in sale since Wednesday, November 18, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese”. The seller is “katana1980″ and is located in HONG KONG, default. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.
- Tang: Full
- Authenticity: Original
- Japanese Sword: Tanto
- Hand Forged: Sharp
- Folded Clay Tempered Blade: Full Tang