This is an aesthetically beautiful damascus steel hand forged katana that will surely be noticed in your collection. This katana is themed after the Japanese god of thunder, storms and lightening Raijin; who's image is depicted on the oxidized zinc alloy tsuba. The handle uses an authentic ray skin and the tsuka (handle) being wrapped with real black Japanese purpose silk. The saya is finished in a high gloss black lacquer. This samurai katana also includes a cotton sword bag for storage and transport.
This is an entry level katana which is hand forged out of damascus steel. The damascus is produced with 10 folded layers of carbon steels which results in a distinct “grain like” pattern on the blade. This piece is made for soft targets only and not intended for heavy martial arts in a dojo environment. Soft targets include the back yard cutters inexpensive favorite, pool noodles or small rolls of tatami and straw beach mats.
5/5 average from 27 reviews
Rated by people who own this product
"Impressed with the quality of the sword" -Kirby (5/5)
"I was very impressed, excellent quality for the price point" -James (5/5)
"This sword was constructed terribley for any sort of cutting if you plan on using it at all do not go with this sword it majorly bent on me while cutting through a 4l plastic milk jug filled with water. The manufacturer also gives no warranty or refund, do not go with this sword." -Joshua (1/5)
Reliks Response - This sword is recommended for tatami mat cutting with proper training. Please contact customer sevice they will be able to help you further.
"looks very good quality" -Debbie (5/5)
"The waves in the blade edge show the multiple folds - very impressive. Blade quality is superior." -Marc (5/5)
"since this was my first sword,it is fantastic." -Joseph (5/5)
"great especially for the price" -Carl (5/5)
"I am greatly pleased with the quality and love the Damascus pattern in the blade" -Cole (5/5)
"Beautifully crafted. Received in perfect condition. Came well oiled and preserved." -Anthony (5/5)
"Looks great, exceptionally balanced, holds an edge well. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a sword in this price range" -Jody (5/5)
"This katana is so beautiful I'm afraid to hit anything with it!" -Allain (5/5)
"No nicks or visible damage, decent craftsmanship, product in excellent condition. As expected, no more, no less." -Francis (4/5)
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