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Differential Tempered Katana

Clay Tempered Differentially Hardened Katana

The differentially hardened blade was a part of the katana's ability to hold a very sharp edge while maintaining blade flexibility. The sword smith packs the spine of the blade with a special clay during tempering. It acts as an insulation allowing the spine to cool slower then the edge. The result is flexibility in the spine and a hardened edge. This part of the process also creates the sori (curve). The different temperatures while cooling cause the straight blade to naturally bow before reaching the blade finishers who will apply a fine polish, creating a razor sharp edge.


Shi Katana

Shi Katana

By: Dragon King

There is no subtle way to describe the lethality of a sword named after death itself. The Shi (death) katana. The Shi ha....
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Practical Pro Katana
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Practical Pro Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Pro Katana is built as an economical cutting sword for heavy targets, with an extended tsuka and a thicker...

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Price: $448.99 USD

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Tenka Fubu Katana
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Tenka Fubu Katana

By: Dragon King

Dragon King pays homage to the renowned military leader, Oda Nobunaga of the Sengoku period in the Tenka Fubu Katana whi...

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Kohaku Katana
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Kohaku Katana

By: Dragon King

Dragon King delivers yet again a simple yet most powerful katana motif in the Kohaku Katana.

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Warrior Katana
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Warrior Katana

By: Cold Steel

The Japanese swords of the Emperor Series have proven, since their initial introduction almost five years ago, to be qui...

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Price: $354.99 USD

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Orchid Katana
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Orchid Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Orchid Katana is as quick as it is beautiful with a relatively light blade of folded K120C and striking koshirae.

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Price: $1143.99 USD

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Oda Nobunaga Katana
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Oda Nobunaga Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Of the legends of feudal Japan, the name Oda Nobunaga needs little introduction.

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Price: $839.99 USD

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War Horse Katana
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War Horse Katana

By: Dragon King

The earth trembles and the air thunders as thousands of hoofs strike the ground over the horizon.

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Price: $439.99 USD

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Hana Katana
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Hana Katana

By: Dragon King

A simple design may be associated by some as a lack of sophistication but such is not the case with the Hana Katana from...

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Price: $403.99 USD

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Koi Katana
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Koi Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Koi Katana from Paul Chen has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade.

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Price: $1134.99 USD

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Tonbo Katana
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Tonbo Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The blade of the Tonbo katana is hand-forged and folded from powder steel.

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Price: $1363.99 USD

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Ronin Katana
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Ronin Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated and influential tales of the Samurai from the Edo period.

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Price: $1319.99 USD

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Oni Katana  L6Bainite
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Oni Katana - L6/Bainite

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls.

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Price: $1583.99 USD

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Practical Plus Katana Performance Series
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Practical Plus Katana Performance Series

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Plus Performance Series Katana provide a very economical cutting sword as well as being very dependable, b...

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Price: $466.99 USD

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Golden Oriole Katana
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Golden Oriole Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

It has been said that in simplicity lies great beauty, an axiom stunningly validated by the Golden Oriole Katana and Wak...

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Price: $871.99 USD

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Uesugi Katana
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Uesugi Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Uesugi Kenshin was one of feudal Japans most unique and honorable daimyo of Senkugo period.

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Price: $463.99 USD

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Tokugawa Katana
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Tokugawa Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

One of the great unifiers and legends of feudal Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu, was a master tactician as well as political stra...

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Price: $839.99 USD

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Ogami Itto Katana
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Ogami Itto Katana

By: Dragon King

Dragon King Founder, Frenchie Jian, was inspired as a young man by the Lone Wolf and Cub series which sparked his intere...

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Price: $1055.99 USD

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Lotus Seed Katana
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Lotus Seed Katana

By: Dragon King

A beautiful symbol of the circular journey of enlightenment, the lotus seed starts its life in the muck before growing i...

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Price: $861.99 USD

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Lotus Seed Wakizashi
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Lotus Seed Wakizashi

By: Dragon King

A beautiful symbol of the circular journey of enlightenment, the lotus seed starts its life in the muck before growing i...

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Price: $659.99 USD

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Pine Crane Katana
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Pine Crane Katana

By: Dragon King

The artisans of Dragon King offer us another exquisite piece of revered symbolism from Japanese culture with the Pine Cr...

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Price: $967.99 USD

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