Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.
Japanese katana with ornate and impressive elephant ivory mounts The edo period katana set in elaborately carved ivory handle showing buddhist figures among swirling clouds and scrollwork, with partial openwork ivory tsuba; the scabbard similarly carved and with two ring handles. overall length: 46 inches
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Tattoo Ideas & Inspiration - Japanese Art | Kuniyoshi: Kosonsho conjures a fierce wind with his magic sword. Part of "The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One", ca 1830 | #Japanese #Warrior #Snake
Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.