Battling Blades Katana Sword- Damascus Steel Sword- 40.5"-Samurai Sword
Historically, katana (also known and samurai) swords were one of the Japanese weapons that were used by the samurai of ancient and feudal Japan. The katana is characterized by its distinctive appearance with a curved, single-edged blade, a circular or squared guard, and long two-handed grip. Western historians have said that katana were among the finest cutting weapons in world military history. Katana defines a sword of this description that longer than 24". This katana measures 40.5" and is made from blended high carbon Damascus steel with brass bolsters.
This sword is made from blended high carbon Damascus steel. Blended Damascus steel is a hard heat treated, blended carbon steel. There are 11 pieces of steel. The steel is the perfect combination of hardness and durability with a Rockwell hardness rating between 55 and 56 HRC. High carbon damascus steel must contain layers of high carbon steel. The high carbon steel we use is 1095 steel which is the highest content carbon steel used in swords. The handle is wood with brass bolsters. It comes with a wood sheath.
1095 steel which accurately matches the very hard steel content of ancient katana swords. Currently, 1095 steel is the highest carbon steel commonly used in swords. It has a carbon level of .95% which is one of the highest carbon levels for any type of steel. The most common high carbon swords are 1045 steel which only have .45% carbon content in the steel. 1095 steel is known for its ability to maintain an edge and is an incredibly hard steel. 1095 steel typically has a hardness of 56-58 HRC. While lacking flexibility, the steel excels at remaining sharp even through high impact collisions.
Overall Length: 40.5"
Sheath: Wood Sheath
Blade Material: Damascus Steel
Handle Material: Wood with Brass Bolsters
Rockwell Hardness: 56-58 HRC
Katana Sword- Damascus Steel Sword- 40.5"-Samurai Sword
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Stunningly beautiful and perfect item!
A vary well made sword. Great wall hanger but also vary functional for mat cutting. Came sharp enough to cut with but of course you can improve the edge even more if you have some sharpening skills. But best of all is the great customer service. I mean outstanding any questions or concerns you might have. They answer vary quickly like same day within minutes in most cases. This is my new favorite go to store for any edged weapon .
I have about 30 Katanas including three from Battling Blades, and this is my favorite. I have some that were over $500 that may be "nicer", but this is my favorite.
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I bought a few different swords from here and this is the best. All were good but this one is amazing.