Kachivo - Full Dress Katana

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
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