An impressively attractive, strong and functional katana for the discriminating martial artist. The blade is differentially tempered and fully sharpened 1055 carbon steel, hand polished to a bright mirror finish. The tsuba, fuchi, and kashira are expertly made and finely crafted in nickel-silver brass. The h hilt is covered in samé (ray skin), tightly wrapped in the traditional style with black silk cord. The saya is lacquered and polished, and the sword comes with a protective storage bag .
weight: 2 lbs 8 oz
blade thickness: 9/32"
blade length: 29 3/8"
grip: 11 3/8" (same, black braided cord with brass menuki)
steel: 1050 high carbon spring steel
overall length: 40 3/4"
sheath: black lacquered wood