Each Great Wave Tanto in the Great wave (SH5004, SH5002, & SH5022) has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade (nagasa) and is differentially tempered using a traditional claying method. The tsuba, fuchi, & kashira are made of black iron and marked with the Tomoe crest (mon). The temper lines (hamon) are evident and prominent. Each piece has a deeply lacquered black saya with a one-piece brass habaki construction. Real ray skin (same) is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo are made of premium woven Japanese black cotton. The katana and wakizashi are constructed with a large o-kissaki and are ideal for cutting exercises (tameshigiri). The handle on the tanto is an attractive ribbed buffalo horn. A great set for those interested in the art of Kenjutsu.
*High-carbon steel blade
*Deeply lacquered black saya
*Ribbed buffalo horn
BLADE LENGTH: 6 3/4
HANDLE LENGTH: 4“
OVERALL LENGTH: 11 3/4“
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