.Marugata Katana Set


.Marugata Katana Set

Wonderful folded steel, hand-forged KATANA : The Marugata set is an historical version from the Edo Period. The Set includes the Marugata Katana, Marugata Wakizashi and Marugata Tanto.

  • Sugata (Blade style):
    • Hand-forged curved blade with a Bohi (groove) and Chu-Kissaki (tip). Folded steel (45C & C55Si7). 13 times folded to achieve ca. 8192 layers traditional clay-wrapping technique for differential hardening. There are beautiful hada (grain in steel, pattern of folding the steel) in the blade. The hardness of its Mune is ca 43° and the Ha (blade edge) is ca 60° HRC Rockwell. The blade spine is iori-mune, the edge is without Niku. (cutting sharp blade).


  • Kashira (Cap):
    • Beautifully carved from Edo period. Carbon steel (C45). Steel oxidized, black color.
  • Tsuka (Grip):
    • Wood grip, adapted to the tongue.
  • Tsuka-ito (handle wrap):
    • Pure silk. Brown/white Tight.
  • Samé:
    • Real white ray skin.
  • 2 Menuki:
    • Brass, hand-polised, gold-plated. Flower shape. One each side, traditional mounting of Menuki.
  • Habaki:
    • Brass. Made in 1 piece.
  • Seppa:
    • Copper.
  • 2 Mekugi:
    • Bamboo wood, based upon the traditional method to seat the pins. The 2 mekugi-ana are drilled diagonal and conical into the tongue. The mekugi are fitted from opposite side.
  • Tsuba (Guard):
    • Carbon steel (C45), hand polished. Steel oxidized, black color. Leaf and ginger theme from Edo period.
  • Saya (Scabbard):
    • Selected white wood. Black lacquered with samé around the top part. Curved according to the Sori. The Koi-guchi (mouth piece) is made of buffalo horn. Saya with kurikata and 2 shitodome to hold the Obi.
  • Sageo:
    • Brown white (cord used for tying the Saya to the Obi - knob on the Saya).
  • Included Accessories:

    • Protective cloth bag with nice colourfull emboirdery.
Nagasa: 28 inch
Sori: 1 inch
Balance point: 8 cm
Nagasa: 20 inch
Sori: 1 inch
Nagasa: 10 inch
Sori: 1 inch
28 cm
21 cm
15,5 cm
Diameter: 7,5 cm
Thickness: 0,5 cm
Diameter: 7 cm
Thickness: 0,5 cm
Diameter: 5,7 cm
Thickness: 0,5 cm
1 000 gr.
without saya
800 gr.
without saya
500 gr.
without saya

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