Very New and beautiful contemporary real sword handcrafted by sword simith Ikeda Norihisa in 2004. Inscripitons of the sword smith signature and the completion date on the tang. Well forged and polished balde has never been used for any battles/practice.
Authentic Forged & Polished Steel Blade
Signature/Completion Date on the Blade Tang
Echigo-ju Ikeda Norihisa ( Ikeda Nirihisa located in Echigo Area, Niigata pref.) carved on tang.
Heisei 16th, Ichigatsu (January, 2004) carved on tang.
Tempered Line Pattern
O-Choji waved pattern
KOSHIRAE Ornate Mountings:
Tsuba Hand guard
Kashira Pommel at base:
Saya scabbard: Black lacquered finish
Menuki Hilt Ornament:
Kozuka Utility Knife: none
Stand Not Included
*You can add beautiful wooden sword stand optionaly at the Order Form.