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Dara Clay Tempered Folded Steel Katana Samurai Sword
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Dara Clay Tempered Folded Steel Katana Samurai Sword

Regular price $273.95 USA Legal Fast USA Shipping


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Description

Reminding one of the pure blue sky, this sword reveals more depth the longer one looks at it.  With its light tones and streaked Saya, this sword brings forth bright warm thoughts.

General Details

  • Overall Length: 103 cm / 40.6 Inches
  • Blade Length: 70 cm / 27.6 Inches
  • Tsuku Length: 26 cm / 10.24 Inches
  • Blade Width: 3.2 cm / 1.25 Inches
  • Blade Steel: Clay Tempered Folded Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.7 cm / 0.28 Inches
  • Hamon: Distinct
  • Sharpness: Sharpened (for unsharpened, please contact us)
  • Blood Groove: None

Fittings

  • Tsubu: Iron
  • Fuchi / Kashira: Alloy
  • Menuki: Alloy
  • Seppa: Brass
  • Habaki: Brass
  • Tsuku: Hardwood
  • Tang: Full Tang
  • Samegawa: Rayskin
  • Ito (Braid): Cotton
  • Mekugi: Bamboo Peg
  • Saya: Hardwood
  • Sageo: Cotton


Package Content

  • One Sword with Saya
  • One Sword Bag
  • Sword Stand not Included

Blade: The blade of this sword is hand forged and finished with 12 stages of polishing and sharpening. The steel used is high quality carbon steel, which is very pure, and keeps its edge very well.

Clay Tempered: The blade has been clay tempered in order to harden the cutting edge while still allowing the spine to remain flexible. The tempering process imbues the blade with a distinctive Hamon (blade pattern).

Folded Steel: This blade had been folded fifteen times, creating 32768 layers. This traditional sword forging method involves repeatedly heating, hammering and folding the swords steel. The effect of this work evens out and homogenises the carbon content, making for a stronger, more flexible blade.

Cost: Express Shipping to the USA for $19.95 on all orders (includes Alaska and Hawaii).  Note that for USA orders over $800 USD, Customs Charges may apply (more info)

Currently we are ONLY able to ship to the USA (no other countries at this point).

Timelines:

USA orders: Take on average 7-14 business days to arrive, after being dispatched from our warehouse. It can take longer from time to time, and during busy periods such as Christmas.  

More info on shipping >

Satisfaction Guarantee
If you find an issue with your item, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving it, and we'll make it right. More details here: Refunds & Returns Policy.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
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Solid Blade
Hi Versi, Thank you for your feedback, we are happy to hear that you like your sword. Enjooy! Thanks - The American BladesPro Team
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L.
Dara Katana
Hi Luke, Thank you so much for leaving us a review. This sword is really beautiful and we hope you enjoy it for a long time! Always happy to help! Thanks - The BladesPro Team
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A.H.
Reasonable sword for the price.
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S.M.
Katana purchase
Hi Stephen, Thanks for your feedback, and very happy you like the Katana! It's a beautiful one, that's for sure. Really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. As for the customs charges - I hear you on that. Unfortunately it's a tricky one, as it's not something we're able to control -- some packages are picked up and some aren't, and the amount can vary based on the customs' office's discretion, so if we were to charge up-front, it might inflate the order cost unnecessarily, which wouldn't really seem right. To illustrate some potential customs charges, we do try to provide some estimates on in our customs information section here: https://www.bladespro.co.uk/pages/shipping-and-returns-terms-and-conditions#customs But, I do hear you on that, and we're working on a better solution to make it clearer during the order process. So thank you for your feedback, and we'll keep working on that so that hopefully it's clearer in the future :) Have a great one! Thanks again - The BladesPro Team
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s.c.
beautiful sword
Hi Stuart - fantastic to hear! Really happy you like the sword :) Thanks for leaving a review, too. - The BladesPro Team

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
60%
(3)
20%
(1)
20%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
V
V.
Solid Blade
Hi Versi, Thank you for your feedback, we are happy to hear that you like your sword. Enjooy! Thanks - The American BladesPro Team
L
L.
Dara Katana
Hi Luke, Thank you so much for leaving us a review. This sword is really beautiful and we hope you enjoy it for a long time! Always happy to help! Thanks - The BladesPro Team
A
A.H.
Reasonable sword for the price.
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S.M.
Katana purchase
Hi Stephen, Thanks for your feedback, and very happy you like the Katana! It's a beautiful one, that's for sure. Really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. As for the customs charges - I hear you on that. Unfortunately it's a tricky one, as it's not something we're able to control -- some packages are picked up and some aren't, and the amount can vary based on the customs' office's discretion, so if we were to charge up-front, it might inflate the order cost unnecessarily, which wouldn't really seem right. To illustrate some potential customs charges, we do try to provide some estimates on in our customs information section here: https://www.bladespro.co.uk/pages/shipping-and-returns-terms-and-conditions#customs But, I do hear you on that, and we're working on a better solution to make it clearer during the order process. So thank you for your feedback, and we'll keep working on that so that hopefully it's clearer in the future :) Have a great one! Thanks again - The BladesPro Team
s
s.c.
beautiful sword
Hi Stuart - fantastic to hear! Really happy you like the sword :) Thanks for leaving a review, too. - The BladesPro Team