A katana is a Japanese sword that is mostly used for sword fights as well as in various ceremonies. It is usually two-feet long and has a curved single edged blade. If you’re fond of watching Samurai movies, you’ll probably be familiar with this sword. Today, katana swords are also used for decorative purposes. A […]
Antique Japanese Samurai Sword: Ko Gassan 1/3 Sword Examination This video shows the examination of an antique Japanese samurai sword. The blade is tilted at angles to the light to reveal fine qualities in the hada (untempered area), hamon and hataraki.