Hadori Polishing: What You Need To Know

Hadori Polishing: What You Need To Know Today we’ll talk about what makes hadori polish unique. The katanas and other samurai swords are some of the finest tools of war. Due to their complexity require many hours of work to create. Their complexity, efficiency, and ability to be customized made of them a unique weapon. […]

Hamon in Katanas & Other Japanese Swords

Hamon in Katanas & Other Japanese Swords   When it comes to katanas as works of art, the Hamon is one of the main focuses. But to talk about these patterns we first need to take a look at the process that gives rise to it. In feudal Japan, swords were everything. Originally forged with […]

Buying a Shinken Sword

Shinken Sword As a collector or martial arts practitioner, buying a Shinken sword will be necessary. The Shinken is a term that translates to a real sword. It is a classic Japanese sword or featuring a forged, and functional blade. Because of this, the term is used in contrast with the Bokken, Shinai, or Iaito. […]