Posts Tagged Under: katana

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Since the high prestige sword is made-to-order, you have to decide the style of the sword. Style of a sword is composed with many elements such as total length, degree of curve, form of point, design of the blade, etc.. If you do not have specific idea, the best way is to leave the decision to the sword smith. After asking you several questions such as “Gift? Who? Relationship between you and him? He prefers simplicity or gorgeousness?”, he would start making perfect one for you. Or if you have a specific image, tell the details. If you have a photo or paintings of the sword you love, send it to Read More

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sword catalog

In Japan, sword is regulated by the Ministry of Culture. It defines that sword only made of special iron ore from certain region can be called “Japanese sword” or katana. Also, the number of sword that each sword smith can make is regulated. Considering the fact that there are less than 80 active sword smiths in Japan and that it takes at least one month to complete one sword, number of available new sword is such limited. Because of the situation mentioned above, sword smiths usually do not hold inventory at their place and they start making a new sword after receiving an order. So, if you decide to possess a sword, find a good sword smith and order a sword Read More

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If you are attracted by beauty of the sword, why don’t you purchase it? Sword has been not only the symbol of samurai spirit but also known as gift in special occasions. Japanese people today still regard sword as special gift. Ken Takakura, one of the most popular and famous Japanese cinema actors who played a role of samurai in many films, is known that he sent swords to his close movie director, co-workers and friends. Swords can be either private or corporate gift. Sword as gift perfectly suits the situation such as celebration of opening a new office, memorial of important contraction, or symbol of tight bilateral relationship. Sword is definitely unique and eternal gift that can remain next several generations.

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