AYAMA II - New Vesion Due in March/ April 2018
Razor Sharp, Hand-forged Blade. Correctly tempered by Artisan Smiths.
Suitable for the backyard tamishigiri practitioner.
Special KO-Katana, short Katana.
Blade features a "Bo-Hi" commonly known as a "Blood Groove" with etched hamon.
Japanese style hand polish, on traditional stones. </li>
Wooden handle with genuine stingray skin. Bound with alloy Catfish ornaments.
Solid wood sheath with done in high gloss, deep black lacquer.
100% Heavy gauge, real silk "sageo" knot in blue and green.
Can be Dissembled & Assembled.
Includes black cotton sword bag, and care instructions.
Stands sold separately.
Sheathed length - 925mm
Drawn length - 900mm
Blade with Habaki – 620mm
Handle with Guard – 280mm
Sori – 17mm
Sheathed weight - 1200kg
Drawn weight - 970g
POB - 90mm
Blade – 1095 ANSI
Construction – Mono Tempered
Hamon – Etched
Tang – Full Double Pegged
Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
Tsuba – Alloy
Fuchi & Kashira - Alloy
Menuki - Alloy
Tsuka-ito - Soft Synthetic
Sageo – Real, Heavy Gauge Silk
Tuska – Timber with real Rayskin
Saya – Wood, High Gloss Black Lacqured
As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.