TIBET: The Mysterious Land, The Unique Ancient Culture. Japanese Samurai Sword Wakizashi Short sword Hand Forged Carbon Steel sharp. Following is a sample hand-measured dimensions (approximately), the Measurements There may be some errors. Moreover, color may not appear exactly as in real life due to variation between computer monitor resolution and lights.The wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included. Overall Length: 40.30inch /102 cm (approximately) Nagasa Length: 28.30 inch / 72 cm (approximately) Handle Length: 10.60inch / 27cm (approximately) Blade Width: 1.26 inch / 3.2cm (approximately) Blade Thickness: 0.27 inch / 0.70 cm (approximately). Tang: Full Tang (very safe for practice) Blade Material: Traditional Hand Forged Carbon steel + Hand Lapping and Polishing in whetstone +Ancient methods old traditional method quenched hardening heat treatment process. Saya Material: High Quality Hard wooden. Handle Material: High Quality Genuine Ray skin + Hard wooden. Fittings Material: High quality engraved Iron. Long Quan Sword: Long Quan Is a place name. Longquan (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Lóngquán) is a county-level city under the administration of in the municipal region of Lishui City in the southwest of Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China, located on the upper reaches of the Ou River. The name literally means "Dragon Fountain".
Longquan is famous locally for its swords and porcelain, both of which are often regarded as the finest in China. The swords made in Longquan (Longquanjian) are famous among martial artists in China.
Modern sword production is now led by a workshop named "Shenguanglong" whose sword-making history can be traced back to the twentieth year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty. There are several private and state-owned swords-making factories in Longquan.
Equally, Longquan porcelain (Longquanyao) is highly prized among collectors. Longquanyao had 1800 years' history before unfortunately disappearing during the Qing Dynasty. All pictures were taken in natural light.The customer assumes the responsibility for knowing what can be legally imported into his/her country. Please pay attention to the fact that it would take longer for international shippings to arrive at your hand than domestic shippings. If you allow us the opportunity, we will make it right for you! To add me to you favorites list. The item "Japanese Samurai Sword Katana Hand Forged Carbon Steel Blade sharp #3177" is in sale since Wednesday, January 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "chinatown-antiquer" and is located in CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.