The most traditional of our Samurai Swords for sale, Tachi swords are traditionally strongly curved with a blade longer than a Katana. Theywere developed centuries before the Katana and areworn with the edge facing down.
One of the earliest Samurai swords developed, Tachi were often paired with a Tanto in a Daisho (big-little sword set). Because they areworn with the cutting edge down, they were likely used as horseback weapons. Later replaced by the Katana, they experienced a resurgence before WWII during the Imperial restoration.
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