Katana 1€ to 79€
Katana 80€ to 199€
Katana 200€ to 599€
Katana over 600 €
Fuchi - Kashira
Suitcase and box
Set wooden weapon
House and Objects
What a difference in a katana and an Iaito
The different types of steel
How to choose your katana
Accessories and maintenance of Iaito and katana
Little katana dictionary
What disciplines to practice with a katana or an iaito
Musashi Miyamoto the greatest samurai Japan has ever known
The laikidoka sword: the bokken
Kendo, the legacy of the samurai
The making of a katana
The Habaki of the katana
The Saya of the katana
The Hamon of the katana
The Tsuba of the Katana
How to measure a katana or an iaito
The Sageo of the katana
The history of the Japanese sword - 1
The history of the Japanese sword - 2
Custom katanas and iaitos
Chanoyu, the Japanese tea ceremony
The boshin war or the last samurai
The best incense from Japan
Renovation of Japanese swords
Terms and conditions
Clubs & Communities
Click on the magnifying glass to see the zoom
Kusanagi Saber 草 薙 剣, name of a legendary weapon according to which the sword was used to cut grass, thus saving the wearer from a deliberately started fire.
Sugata (Blade Style):
Hand forged, curved blade with Hi (gutter) and Chu-Kissaki (tip). San-maï steel, folded 1060 on the sides and 1095 in the center. Folded 13 times to reach approx. 8192 sheets, cured differently by selective quenching. There is a beautiful Hada (grain on steel, result of bent steel) on the blade.
The hardness of Mune is about 43 ° and Ha (blade edge) is about 60 ° HRC Rockwell.
Nagasa (Blade length from Habaki): about 50 cm / 20 inches.
Moto-Kasane (Thickness at the base): about 6 mm.
Saki-Kasane (Thickness at the tip): about 5 mm.
Nakago (tang of the blade) with Mei (inscription) according to tradition: Murasame - year of production.
Tsuka (Handle): Wood, suitable for silk. Length 20.5 cm / 8 inches.
Tsuka-ito (Fabric around handle): Fitted black silk.
Same: Real, white ray skin.
Menugi: Bamboo wood, Assembly according to traditional methods. The 1 mekugi-ana is drilled diagonally and conically in the tang.
Menuki: Brass, hand polished. Dragon shape. One on each side, mounted in the traditional way.
Habaki: Brass. Made in 1 piece.
Tsuba (Guard): Steel. Black color
Saya (Scabbard): Selected wood. Black lacquered. Curved according to the Sori of the blade. Koi-guchi, kurigata and kojiri are made of brown buffalo horn. Saya with kurikata and 2 shitodome for Obi support.
Sageo: Black silk.
about 815 gr. without Saya.
about 990 gr. with Saya.
Embroidered silk-effect protective cover
CATEGORY D WEAPON - SALE TO MINORS FORBIDDEN
French law requires us to verify the majority of the customer for the sale of a category D weapon.
Please send us a photocopy of your identity document using the order form that you will receive by email following your purchase.
You can also send it to us by post or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order with payment obligation (Exchange or refund possible within 14 days), details in our general conditions of sale in the "Customers" section at the bottom of the page.
Delivery time: Within 5-7 days for our items in stock, maximum 3 weeks for items made to order, 10 to 14 weeks for our custom katanas and iaitos.
If you want a specific delivery date, please let us know before ordering. We strive to send your order as soon as possible according to the productions. Delivery times are indicative and may vary.
ON ORDER contact us
Read or write a comment
Add a comment
4- Very good
Copy the image
Recommended product for Wakizashi Kusanagi
Black lacquered katana display
KingEshop - E-commerce