The furniture of each piece in the Great Wave Set displays the renowned Tomoe motif used frequenly for family crests and shrine decoration. The tsuba, fuchi, & kashira are made of blackened iron and feature the Tomoe crest (mon). The blades are hand-forged from T10 high-carbon steel and are differentially hardened using traditional claying methods. The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. Each piece has a deeply lacquered black saya with a one-piece brass habaki construction. Real ray skin (same) is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo are made of premium woven Japanese black cotton. The katana and wakizashi are constructed with a long (o) kissaki and are well suited for cutting exercises (tameshigiri).
- High-carbon steel - Deeply lacquered black saya - Ideal for cutting exercises
- Overall length: 26 1/2" - Blade length: 18 ¾" - Handle length: 6 1/2" - Weight: 1lb 11oz - Point of Balance: 4" - Width at Guard: 1.17" - Width at Tip: .82" - Thickness at Guard: .26" - Thickness at Tip: .24" - Sori: 1/2"
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