Our basic katana, but still clay tempered high carbon steel and suitable for cutting.
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The BushiSwords Kami No Bushi katana is a beautiful and hand forged and hand polished Japanese sword. The impressive blade is made of 1095 high carbon steel. It was differentially hardened and clay tempered. This means that this Samurai sword has a very hard cutting edge and a more flexible back. This gives this katana superb cutting abilities and a very sharp edge that holds very well.
After the forging process, the blade was water quenched and was hand polished.This katana has a truly beautiful and authentic hamon (temper line). The blade is forged in Shinogi Zukuri style.
The Kami No Bushi katana is mounted with fittings representing the Kami. These devine protectors give this katana its name.
The tsuka (handle) has genuine ray skin (Samegawa) and is wrapped around with a black ito. The full tang construction is secured by two Mekugi (pegs). You can unassemle the blade.
The Saya (sheath) is made of hard wood. It is lacquered matte black with gloss (Kuroishimi-style)