This is a hand made razor sharp entry level practical shirasaya style tanto sword. . The Shirasaya first came into use when the sword smiths needed a place to temporarily store their sword blades. Newly forged katana swords were often stored in wooden sheath to store until they could be fitted. After sword carrying was banned in Japan, some Samurais uses Shirasaya to conceal their swords. Nowadays, the Shirasaya is presented as a different style of Samurai sword. This razor sharp tanto is made with high temper carbon steel that can cut steel wire without chipping. It is a full tang and can be fully disassembled. The blade was fully hand sharpened with a visible temper line. The saya and tsuka of the sword is constructed by hard wood. When enclosed, the saya and tsuka becomes one solid piece. The Tanto is measured at 21" overall long, the blade is measured at 11.5" long. Come with the tanto is a sword bag.
- 21" Handmade Sharp Japanese Shirasaya Samurai Tanto Sword
- Razor Sharp
- Full Tang 1045 High Carbon Steel Blade
- Black Cotton Sword Bag
- Hardwood Saya and Tsuka