a closup of the tsuba has been posted here. Picsource: bonhams.com Samurai Sword Shop Info CenterUSA dave@samurai-sword-shop.com00

a closup of the tsuba has been posted here. Picsource: bonhams.com Samurai Sword Shop Info CenterUSA dave@samurai-sword-shop.com00

40" White Dragon SAMURAI NINJA Bushido KATANA Japanese Sword Carbon Steel Blade in Collectibles, Knives, Swords & Blades, Swords | eBay

40" White Dragon SAMURAI NINJA Bushido KATANA Japanese Sword Carbon Steel Blade in Collectibles, Knives, Swords & Blades, Swords | eBay

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...

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...

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.

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.

WAKIZASHI MOMOYAMA, Sword : 16th Century; Steel, iron, gold, lacquer #japanese #japan

WAKIZASHI MOMOYAMA, Sword : 16th Century; Steel, iron, gold, lacquer #japanese #japan

I know what you're saying. Not another f&%$#g katana. All I can say is go and hold one in your hands. It doesn't even have to be a very good one. Just hold it and if you still don't get it, we have nothing worthwhile in common

I know what you're saying. Not another f&%$#g katana. All I can say is go and hold one in your hands. It doesn't even have to be a very good one. Just hold it and if you still don't get it, we have nothing worthwhile in common

Tsuba with design of two carp. Edo period–Meiji era mid to late 19th century (before 1890) Ômori Teruhide (Japanese, 1730–1798)

Tsuba with design of two carp. Edo period–Meiji era mid to late 19th century (before 1890) Ômori Teruhide (Japanese, 1730–1798)

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