Blade: 1050 clay tempered w. a clear and well articulated hamon
Misc: This was a custom order by a collector who has been wanting an exceptional Katana since he was a young boy. I made him a piece that was the best I could produce the obejective was to really marry my style w the japanese, have them float together and intertwine.
Handle: Absolute premium fossil walrus
Fittings: Carved, textured and antiqued sterling silver…more than 600g worth. Tsuba engraving by Barbara Slobodian
Sheath: Curly Koa wood from Hawaii
Blade Length: 70cm / 27 1/2″
Total Length: 99cm / 39″
Display stand: Swedish curly maple w handmade copper center piece