From the Musha Collection comes this intricately hand forged "Seiryu" katana. Full tang 1060 high carbon steel makes this a resilient katana that is sharp right out of the box.
The detailed Kiku Gata style tsuba depicts the Seiryu which is known as one of the Dragon Gods who represent the chthonic forces of the five forms of the highest deity. In Japan, it is one of the four guardian spirits of the country and mainly protects the city of Kyoto on the east side.
The Highlander style katana has a unique intricate dragon head shaped handle with a brass colored detailed dragon themed tsuba. Unlike traditional katana the Highlander with the color dragon head handle and titainium color coated blade that stands out from all the common katanas.
This 1045 carbon Steel blade features integrated Bo-Hi on the blade. Bo-Hi is commonly known as blood grooves, but that is a common misconception. The purpose of the Bo-Hi is to help reduce the weight of the katana, it actually has nothing to do with channeling the blood. Making the Katana lighter enables the user to wield the katana better and puts less stress on the hands. Not to mention it benefits some advance cutting techniques that requires the katana to change direction rapidly.
- 41" Forged Samurai Swords Full Tang
- 28 1/2" Blade
- 11" Handle
- 45-52 HRC
- 1060 Carbon Steel Blade
- Forged with Maru-Kitae process
- Color Coated Faux ivory dragon head handle
- Titainium color coated blade
- Kiku Gata style Zinc Tsuba
- Metal Fuchi and Kashira