Many Japanese swords offered today are interpretive copies of feudal Japan antiquities that were made for warriors of small stature who rarely rose above five and a half feet. As beautiful and expertly designed as these swords, they may not be...
Honshu Boshin Katana combines tradition and innovation to produce a masterpiece of modern sword design. Faithful to the legendary
Roots of katana, the Boshin has an approx. High carbon steel blade of 1060 with 77 cm in length that is...
While researching traditional Chinese weapons near Shanghai, Cold Steel visited a distinguished collector who had an old Wu Jian or a Battle Gim. Their appearance and martial spirit were so unique and impressive that it was justified to...
Created for discriminating martial artist, single - and two-handed
Swallow swords feature blades designed for correct flexibility and balance.
The brass furniture, with a swallow motif, is a perfect complement to the...
Asian forge craft masterpiece
- The blades of the swords are hand forged in carbon steel 1095
- The sharp blades have been differentially hardened in traditional type as
a result of clay applied and they have an original...
John Lee 47 Ronin Katana
In the early 18th century, the two princes Kamei Korechika and Asano Naganori were commissioned by the Shogun to prepare a reception ceremony for the Emperor\'s Emissary.
The two were assigned to the...
In 1876, samurai were forbidden to carry their swords.
This attempt to end the thousand-year-old tradition was not well received by the proud warrior class and
the stick katana was born.