The Chinese Broadsword, or Dao, is a weapon which historically saw use most often as the hand weapon of military foot soldiers for slashing and chopping. A single edged blade with a distinctive curve, it was wielded in an aggressive, energetic fashion and modern broadsword forms reflect this tradition. The Dao is considered to be one of China's four traditional weapons along with Staff, Spear and Jian. This hand forged Dao measures 30" overall with a sharpened 20" damascus blade which features a double fuller.The scabbard and handle are constructed of natural hardwood and the cast metal fittings are all matching in a dragon motif.
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"The blade itself is lovely, however the decorative tassel attached was unravelled upon delivery." -Shantini (4/5)
"The sword itself is excellent! Thr blade has an edge, but not seriously sharp. The hilt and scabbard have exquisit details. Very lovely piece." -Nadianne (5/5)
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