The Hanwei Orchid is as quick as it is beautiful with a
relatively light blade of folded K120C and striking
koshirae. The hamon is prominent and the hada shows
distinct layers. High quality ray skin (same) is used on
the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo are woven from
premium Japanese cotton. The tsuba is of blackened iron,
with an Orchid and Butterfly decoration inlaid in
silver, brass and copper. The saya are deeply lacquered
in blue with buffalo horn koiguchi and kurikata. The
fuchi, kashira and kojiri are of bronzed iron with
silver and gold detailing. The habaki is of one-piece
- Made by Hanwei Forge
- Fully functional live blade Shinken Katana "real
- Forged-Folded K120C High-Carbon Steel
- Differential Heat-Treatment
- Traditional Construction
- Specifications (may vary)
- Overall length: 12 3/4"
- Blade length: 7 1/2"
- Handle length: 4 1/2"
- Weight: 8oz
- Point of Balance: 1"
- Width at Guard: 1"
- Thickness at Guard: .25"
- Sori: 1/4"
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