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.
＜Three Hundred Meters × 6 = 1800m Standard＞ 12/25/2017 by Masahide Kobayashi 8.6 (H.) × 41.8 (W.) × 9.6 (D.) cm 0.75 kg Mixed Media : Whitney Museum Products, “12 Inch Ruler／2000 Calendar” ; Six Small Wrapping Bags with the Famous Catchphrase, “the 300-meter caramel candy” (“one candy provides just enough energy for a person to run 300 meters”), Ezaki Glico Co,Ltd. ; Rolled Clear Film as the Ruler Sheath ; Hilt Collar of the Japanese Sword Mounting ; Doble Box for a Hanging Scroll
shirasaya; Japanese sword mountings. ... Koshirae (拵え) refers to the ornate mountings of a Japanese sword (e.g. katana) used when the sword blade is being worn by its owner, whereas the shirasaya is a plain undecorated wooden mounting composed of a saya and tsuka that the sword blade is stored in when not being used.
Hi JapanLovers! Today’s かっこいい lesson is about the nihontō (Japanese swords, or literally, blades). (ﾉ≧∀≦)ﾉ This illustration show the different types of nihontō, and the basic parts of a handle, or tsuka. (We tried to be as simple and asbasic as.