Very well balanced tanto. DNH7 steel blade, hand forged on charcoal bed, has a Shobu Zukuri shape (with ridge), the Mune is Iori with gentle Oroshi. Genuine clay temper gives here a beautifull, easily visible Hamon.
Nagasa : 10.43/100"
Kassane : .22/100"
Moto Haba : 1.22/100"
Hamon : Gunome
Habaki : tempered copper adjusted on its own blade
Seppas : filed brass
Tsuba : oval, aged iron with Itsu Ana
Tsuka : length 5.31/100", jackwood wrapped in first choice black Same; buffalo horn Mekugi is conical and tangent to the Mekugi Ana in order to avoid loose working. Lezard menukis are lost wax cast brass. Japanese, first grade, black silk Tsukaito braid in Ineri. Fushi-Kashira are age iron engraved of Chrysanthemums . ito Domes are made in a filed double foil of brass.
Saya : Jackwood laquered in golden green. Koigushi, Kurigata and Kojiri are made of water Buffalo horn. Shito domes are made in a double foil of filed brass.
Overall length without Saya : 15.94/100"
Weight without Saya : 16.1/4 oz.
Entirely hand made by CITADEL and entirely disassemblable.
Delivered in its silk sleeve and cordura zipped, padded storage pouch.
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Created in Cambodia in 1999 by a French entrepreneur drawn to the art and science of blade-making, Citadel employs highly-qualified craftsmen and ironsmiths to hand-forge its products, which have gained immediate and worldwide attention, as well as a reputation for quality.
Hand-crafted forged blades and differential quenching make our products unique and beautiful. Citadel offers you the quality of a custom maker at an “industrial” price. No need to look elsewhere: only with Citadel will you find this combination. Crafted with skill and attention, Citadel blades are one-of-a-kind and faithful, lifelong companions.