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Karakusa Tanto-TZ20160427


The Tanto offers excellent quality at a reasonable price. The blade is hand forged-folded steel and differentially tempered using a traditional claying method to created a HRC58 on the edge. The temper line (hamon) very prominent after hand mirror polished. The fittings (koshirae) are made of brass with karakusa design motif . The saya is done in a glossy black lacquer.

  • Forged-Folded steel with authentic hamon
  • Full tang construction
  • Hand polished
  • Quality cotton ito and genuine rayskin inlay
  • Brass fittings
  • Ready for tough use


Nagasa(Blade) 28cm(11")
Sugata(shape) Shinogi-zukuri
Kitae-kata Folded
Hamon Notare
Shiage(Polishing) Mirror
Moto-haba(Width) 3.2cm
Tsuka(handle) 12cm(4.7")
Tsuka-maki Hineri maki
Samekawa(rayskin)             Penel, white
Tsuka-ito(wrap) Cotton, Black
Mekugi-ana Two
Fittings Brass



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