Orasaku Zukuri Honsanmai Katana
The Orasaku Zukuri Honsanmai Katana from Thaitsuki is a hand-forged and folded katana and finished to the highest standards.
Thaitsuki is building the highest quality Japanese swords currently available. Thaitsuki are true handmade swords that are produced in very low volume. Each component is hand crafted then fitted and assembled to create the finished katana or wakizashi. The end result is a sword that is a unique and functional work of art.
The Orasaku Zukuri Honsanmai Katana continues Thaitsuki tradition, with a hand forged and folded 1024 layer high carbon steel blade and top grade hand crafted furniture and silver fittings.
The blade has been heat-treated with the traditional clay-coating process and tempered. Its gunome hamon from this process is clearly visible along the edge.
The Orasaku Zukuri Honsanmai Katana is handforged, folded, polished and sharpened entirely by hand, a rarity in this price range. This is simply one of the finest katana blades you will ever see. Silver handmade fittings and traditional red silk Japanese silk over high grade ivory rayskin and double pegged tsuka with a traditional flower motif round out this stunning katana.
The high carbon Japanese steel blade is clay coated, heat treated, hand polished and sharpened. It is forged in the shobu zukuri style and hand folded with 1024 layers. Differentially tempered, the edge hardness is 60 HRC and the body hardness is 35HRC for correct flex and superb feel when cutting.
Thaitsuki does not overlook the saya as part of the finished product and this saya is truly beautiful! A two layer, red lacquered hardwood saya with black horn Koiguchi enhances your investment. This katana can be completely disassembled for full maintenance.
This premium Japanese sword will appeal to the practitioner and high end sword collector.
Hand forged and folded high carbon Japanese steel blade (1024 layers)
Clay tempered and water quenched blade (HRC 60-35)
Hand polished with excellent hada
Hand sharpened sword
Blackened brass mokko tsuba
Silver seppa and habaki
Two layer wood saya with laquer finish
Silver centipede menuki
Brass fuchi and kashira
Brown leather ito and black rayskin
Black matte finish saya with silver kurikata
Brown silk sageo and silver sayajiri
Includes signed certificate with serial number
Overall: 41.5" (105, 41cm)
Blade: 29" (73,66 cm)
Tsuka: 11 1/2" (29,21 cm)
Weight: 2.5 pounds
These swords are usually not in stock, take into account a delivery time of 8 - 24 weeks, or contact us first.