JKOO SWORDS > karakusa(唐草) Wakizashi

Karakusa(唐草) Wakizashi(TZ20121122)


The Wakizashi has a hand-forged T10 steel blade without Bo-Hi. Clay differentially hardened tempered process produce an elegant hamon. we polish this blade using "whiten polish"(jizuya polished by finger) method take out hamon line very prominent. The complex saya features a black gloss-lacquered with rattan section at the koiguchi/kurikata for a very attractive appearance. the fittings are superbly antiqued with karakusa motif are made out of solid brass. quality cotton ito wrapped on tsuka with hishigami, very tight and ready for tough use.

  • T10 steel with clay tempered hamon
  • Full tang construction
  • Ready for real use
  • Glossy saya with rattan section
  • Blade polished with jizuya(finger stone)
  • Solid brass fittings with karakusa motif
  • Tsukamaki with hishigami, very tight and ready for tough use


Blade shape:           Shinogi zukuri Blade length:                  56cm(22")
Blade steel:             T10 steel Tsuka length:                  20cm(8")
Blade construction:  Maru Tsukamaki:                     With hishigami
Blade polish:           Whiten polish Ito:                               Red cotton
Hamon:                  Real clay tempered hamon   Samewaga:                     Pannel

Bohi/Hi:                 None

Samewaga color:             Black
Motohaba:              3.2cm Saya:                             Glossy lacquer with rattan section 
Sori:                      1.7cm Koiguchi&Kurigata&kojiri:  Black Horn


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