|From the Musashi Silver series comes this intricately hand crafted “Kurēn” (Crane) Katana by Master Sword Smith Shen Zhou. Hand forged using 1060 high carbon steel it is a must-have for any serious collector or practitioner of the way of the samurai. The blade has gone through clay tempered process and features a real hamon. The polish on the blade is almost mirror like. You can see your own reflections on the blade. The handle is real ray skin wrapped in brown cotton cord. The kiku gata style tsuba features a Japanese traditional crane design. The black wooden saya holds the katana securely until ready to use.
Award Winning Master Sword Smith Shen Zhou is one of the top sword smiths in China. Coming from generations of master sword smiths dating back to 1885, Master Shen with over 27 years of experience, he has become a well known and respected Master Sword Smith worldwide. He has forged swords for numerous top government officials of China. The current President of China, Xi Jinping , the Sultan of Oman, Former President of Chile as well as celebrities Jet Li, billionaire businessman Jack Ma are just a few of the collectors who owns swords from Master Shen.
Included with this katana is a sword bag for storage. Each sword is individually numbered on the tang and comes with Certificate of Authenticity.