This tora(tiger) katana utilizing a hand forged Performance T10 steel blade and tiger motif fittings. the koshirae is our top quality fittings are made out of copper and detail in gold plating. the blade differentially tempered using the traditional claying method which produces cutting edge hardness about HRC58-60. this allows for cutting ability while allowing the blade for tough cutting practice. the tsuka wrapped artificial silk ito and black authentic rayskin inlay. the saya texture lacqurer finished.