Musha Hand-Forged Tatsu-Maki Katana And Scabbard - Stainless Steel Blade, Metal Fittings, Cord-Wrap - Length 38 3/4”
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- The theme of this katana is the dragon, which is one of the four divine beasts from Japanese mythology
- The katana has a hand-forged, 26 3/4” 1045 high carbon steel blade with a weight-reducing Bo-Hi and a 45-52 HRC
- A Maru Gata style metal-alloy tsuba sit below the black, cord-wrapped and white rayskin-wrapped wooden handle
- The 38 3/4” overall katana can be stored and displayed in its black lacquered wooden scabbard
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The Musha Hand-Forged “Tatsu-maki” (Dragon Roll) Katana has a tsuba depicting a traditional Japanese dragon wrapping around the katana with a matching kashira and fuchi. The dragon is one of the four divine beasts from Japanese mythology, and it is known to rule the seas. It is known to summon fierce storms by its howls and transforms into a ravaging tornado called “Tatsu-maki”. Tatsu in Japanese Kanji means “Dragon” and Maki means “Roll”. This dragon is frequently known to be the emblem of the hero or the emperor. The 1045 high carbon steel blade features Bo-Hi, which is commonly called a blood groove but is a misconception. It has nothing to do with channeling the blood but actually helps to reduce the overall weight of the katana. It was hand-forged with the Maru-Kitae process. The wooden handle has been expertly wrapped in black, cotton cord over white rayskin with black menuki. All Musha swords can be fully disassembled and reassembled.
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