Maru Renshu Katana Swords are 41 ¾ inches in all and weigh 2 pounds 3 ounces. The Maru Renshu are popular samurai swords that feature a bo-hi and Shinogi Zukuri cutting blade. The lightweight and functional 28 ¼ inch sharpened blade features the Bo-Hi or blood groove in order to lighten the weight. The Maru Renshu Series features the affordable fittings of the Practical Series with through-hardened 5160 spring steel cutting blades. These samurai swords have a 12 ½ inch handle and wide tsuba cutouts. They are through-hardened for toughness and have a point of balance at 5 3/8th inches. Made by Hanwei.
Practical Plus Katana Swords are 40 ½ inches in all and weigh 2 pounds 5 ounces. The Practical Plus Sword is a popular samurai katana that is designed for cutting and martial arts. These samurai swords have a functional 27 ¼ inch sharpened blade that has been forged from 1566 high carbon steel. The blade is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method which results in a prominent hamon. The Practical Plus Katana has traditional fittings that feature a Japanese Dogwood motif with a dragon menuki. The iron Tsuba has a sunburst design with a brass habaki. The long tang is double-pegged. The 12 ½ inch handle has real ray skin is wrapped specifically for gripping. These popular samurai swords include a cloth storage sleeve. The wooden scabbard features a black lacquer finish. Made by Hanwei.
Practical Pro Katana Swords are 45 ¾ inches in all and weigh 3 pounds. The popular Practical Pro Katana is a samurai sword that is designed for cutting heavy targets featuring an extended 15 inch handle and a 29 ½ inch blade. The fully functional blade of this katana is constructed from hand forged 1566 high carbon steel that has been differentially hardened using a traditional claying method. The double pegged handle features a synthetic black leather grip. The wooden scabbard features a deep black lacquer and a black cotton sageo. The Round Kuruma Tsuba incorporates the Dharma Wheel from the Buddhist symbol representing the Noble Eightfold Paths.
Dragon King Spring Sakura Katana Swords are 39 ¾ inches in all. The Spring Sakura are samurai katana swords that have the Japanese cherry blossom motif and are designed for cutting soft and semi-hard targets. They have a sharpened 27 inch, through-tempered, forged 5160 high carbon steel blade. The 11 ¼ inch wooden core handle features a traditional crimson colored Japanese wrap and real ray skin. The blackened stainless steel tsuba is beautifully detailed and forms the shape of a Sakura, the Japanese word for cherry blossom. These swords have a silver blade collar. They are marquenched to an edge hardness of 57HRc with soft and semi-hard target cutting geometry. The kissaki, or point, is 1 ½ inches. In keeping with the Japanese Sakura motif, the handle ornament (menuki) is a beautifully detailed antiqued silver color cherry blossom. The black lacquer wooden scabbard features genuine buffalo horn at the mouth and black cord. They weigh 2 pounds 9 ounces.
Dragon King Autumn Samurai Katana Swords are 43 ¼ inches in all. The Autumn Gingko Samurai Katana Swords feature the Chinese Ginkgo Biloba tree motif and are designed for cutting soft and semi-hard targets. They have a sharpened 29 ¼ inch, through-tempered, forged 5160 high carbon steel blade with a 1 ½ inch point. The 12 ¼ inch wooden core handle features traditional tan Japanese wrap and real white ray skin. As an authentic detail, these swords have the traditional single bamboo pin (Mekugi) in the handle. In keeping with the autumn season motif, the blackened tsuba features the falling leaves of the Ginkgo tree. The two menuki (handle ornaments) are detailed antique pewter colored grasshopper and bell cricket, both traditional Japanese good luck symbols. They have a textured brown scabbard with black cord and genuine buffalo horn at the scabbard mouth. They weigh 2 pounds 8 ounces.
Dragon King Shi Katana Swords are 41 inches in all and weigh 2 pounds 12 ounces. The functional Shi Katana Swords feature a black skull shape on one side of the tsuba with a Japanese warrior wielding a sword on the reverse side. The sharp 28 inch blade is made with forged T10 steel. The 11 ½ inch handle features a traditional black wrap with real black ray skin. The blade collar and spacers are silver colored to contrast against the dark handle. The custom hand carved scabbard is matte black with a textured finish and features a buffalo horn knob and black and gold cord. They have a silver triple skull menuki and a 7/8th inch Sori. Buy the Dragon King Shi Katana Swords for $699.99.