SH2466 Koi Wakizashi

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SH2466 Koi Wakizashi

$571.00 $488.00

“The Koi Wakizashi from Paul Chen  has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade. The blade on this is diffe

Description

The Koi Wakizashi from Paul Chen  has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade. The blade on this is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Koi Wakizashi is mounted in black and white and features black same, the tsuka-ito is made of premium white Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black and white striped cotton sageo. A finely rendered Koi, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Koi Wakizashi from Hanwei  is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.

It is said that a Koi swims up rivers and climbs waterfalls with bravery not unlike a Samurai warrior. As well, it is said that if a Koi is caught, it will lie still beneath the knife, facing its death bravely like a Samurai facing a sword.

Key Features:

  • Forged high-carbon steel blade
  • Built for Cutting
  • Traditional Construction

Specifications:

  • Overall Length: 27 7/8″
  • Handle Length: 6 1/2″
  • Blade Length: 19 5/8″
  • Weight: 1lb 7oz
  • Blade Steel: T10
  • Made in China by Paul Chen / Hanwei.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
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