Yorozu Series 2018 – Black Dragon XII Katana
Our Yorozu Series Katana from Superior Steel are the best economical cutting swords we offer. Handmade by artisan blacksmiths, using quality high carbon steel. They offer a very rigid and stiff blade on par with Japanese Military Katana.
There are no grooves in our Yorozu Series blades, thus maximum blade strength is retained. This traditional groove-less “shinogi-zukuri” profile offers less drag when target cutting. A perfect economical cutting sword able to slice through bamboo with ease.
Razor Sharp, handmade blade. Correctly tempered by artisan smiths.
Features a full thickness weighted blade.
Japanese style polish, with etched hammon.
Ornate alloy handgard with double dragon design. Brass dragon handle orniments.
Wooden handle with genuine black stingray skin.
Solid wood sheath done in high gloss red lacquer.
Medium Duty, Suitable for the backyard tamishigiri practitioner.
Can be Dissembled & Assembled.
Sheathed length - 1050mm
Drawn length - 1005mm
Blade with Habaki – 705mm
Handle with Guard – 300mm
Sori – 22mm
Sheathed Weight - 1.32kg
Drawn Weight - 1.1kg
POB - 120mm
Blade – 1095AISI
Construction – Mono Tempered
Hamon – Etched
Tang – Full Double Pegged
Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
Tsuba – Alloy
Fuchi & Kashira - Alloy
Menuki - Brass
Tsuka-ito - Soft Synthetic
Tuska – Timber with real Black Rayskin
Saya – Wood, High Gloss Black Lacquer
Includes black cotton sword bag.
Stands sold separately.
Bonzai not included.
As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.