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Japanese Swords Fittings

Japanese Swords Fittings

GENUINE RAY SKIN (SAMEGAWA)
The "rayskin" (sometimes called shagreen) is actually fish skin taken from specific species of stingray or shark. It has been used on Japanese Sword handles for a very long time mostly due to its rough texture which when wrapped with 'cord', denies the cord from slipping.


SYNTHETIC SILK TSUKA-ITO
TSUKA-ITO  is the cord wrap on the handles of Japanese swords. Its purpose is both aesthetic and functional, Ito comes in a wide array of color to suit every taste, and it helps reinforce the tsuka and prevent failure. 


LEATHER TSUKA-ITO ($15)

HIGH QUALITY LEATHER TSUKA-ITO ($30)

SAGEO 下緒 (+$10)
Sageo 下緒 (さげお)  have been used on Japanese swords for many centuries. The purpose of the Sageo is to hold the scabbard into the obi belt and keep it from slipping. It is also used at times to secure the katana into its saya by wrapping the sageo around the tsuka and tying it off.
 

 
TSUKA-MAKI

Tsuka-maki- the art of wrapping the tsuka, including the most common hineri-maki and katate-maki (battle wrap); You can choose the
warpping  between them, Our focus is making the wrap as tight as possible to keep if functional as long as possible.

 

TSUBA ()

TSUBA (鍔 or 鐔) is usually a round or occasionally squarish guard at the end of the grip of bladed Japanese weapons, like the katana and its various declinations, tachi, wakizashi, tantō etc. They contribute to the balance of the weapon and to the protection of the hand. The tsuba was mostly meant to be used to prevent the hand from sliding onto the blade during thrusts as opposed to protecting from an opponent's blade. We have about Thousands kinds of tsuba, they can be roughly divided into five groups, ALLOY TSUBA, IRON TSUBA, HIGH QUALITY IRON TSUBA,BRASS TSUBA and HIGH QUALITY BRASS TSUBA.


Alloy Tsuba



Iron Tsuba (+$20)



BRASS TSUBA(+$45)


Normal SAYA

The saya is a wooden scabbard for the blade; traditionally done in lacquered wood. Our saya are manufactured from very dry wood, they are not can keep the shape of the saya, but also can ensure the blade is not easy to rust.



High Qualty Japanese Sword SAYA

Here there are many high quality SAYA for available, Each Saya is fitted with genuine Water Buffalo Horn Kurikata, Koiguchi and Kojiri. you can ungrade the saya for an addtional price

 cord from slipping.
 

 

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