It was during this time, and the years up until the 16th century, that the Tanto was worn with the Tachi as the Daisho of the Samurai. Women would also sometimes wear a smaller version of the Tanto in their Obi for self defense. The blade of the sword has been constructed with 1060 Carbon Steel and sharpened by our 12 stage traditional process. It has been folded 13 times, creating 8192 layers. The blade features a Bo-Hi (groove) for better balance.
The Kissaki is medium with a well defined Yokote. The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (collar), and Kashira (pommel), are are crafted expertly and feature a dragon theme. Handmade 1060 Carbon Steel Blade (13 folds, 8192 layers). The blade comes full tang and sharp.
Saya: The saya is wooden with black spackle finish. Tsuka: The habaki is brass and tied with a golden-blue silk ito. Handmade Folded 1060 Carbon Blade (13 folds, 8192 layers). Black hardwood sparkle black finish.
Single groove on both sides of the blade. (1) The sword comes with a Silk sword bag. For custom orders, please note that it would take up to 2-5 days. Other special requests may take more time. Item must be in their original packaging and accessories.
No signs of being used, and or scratches. All presumed defective or wrong items must obtain an authorization before returning. Item must be in their original packaging.The item "Japanese Black Hand Forged Folded Steel Blade Tanto Dagger Sharp" is in sale since Monday, September 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese".
The seller is "kaze99" and is located in HONG KONG. This item can be shipped worldwide.