The Kanshiki Wakizashi has attractive themes which you can find throughout the whole koshirae.
The Kanshiki Wakizashi is handforged, handmade, differential tempered and finished with beautiful koshirae. The blade in unokubi zukuri Suguta (design) koto style is on all fronts high finished. The differential tempering by water has caused the hamon, also the blade is fully polished by hand.
Beautifully finished koshirae with silver accents, the fuchi and kashira fits perfectly the black copper tsuba. The wrap or tsuka ito is Japanese goldbrown silk on black same, the silver mon menuki is beautiful here. All secured with two mekugi ana (bamboo pins) so that the handle can be completely disassembled for full maintenance.
The seppa are made of silver and everything breathes high mounting quality. The habaki have both sides engraved mon theme.
It is a shinken so sharp blade with hamon notare and chu-kissaki.
This wakizashi slides easily and smoothly with the correct resistance of the black lacquered saya and comes to rest against the Koiguchi.
The Kanshiki Wakizashi is fully functional and not a replica of any kind whatsoever. It is considered a weapon and it is extremely sharp. This sword can easily cut through a thick bamboo fresh with a single blow.
Overall length: 80,01 cm
Blade/Nagasa: 52,71 cm
Handle/Tsuka: 20,32 cm
Tang: 17,78 cm
Point of Balance: 11,43 cm