• Higo No Kuni Ju Naoyuki (Akamatsu Taro) Showa Gendaito 2 Shaku 3 Sun 8 Bu

    Higo No Kuni Ju Naoyuki (Akamatsu Taro) Showa Gendaito 2 Shaku 3 Sun 8 Bu

    This sword was made in January of 1978 (Year of the Horse) by Higo no Kuni Ju Naoyuki also known as Masao Kimura. He is from Futami-Akamatsu in Yatsuhiro city (Kumamoto Prefecture). Kimura is the younger brother to Kaneshige Kimura and the uncle to renown smith Kanetsugu Kimura as well as part of the famous Kimura Nippon Bijutsu Token Akamatsu […]

  • Noshu Seki Ju Kanehiro Heisei Shinsakuto 2 Shaku 3 Sun

    This sword was made in July of 1993 by award winning swordsmith from Seki – Isaji Kanehiro. Kanehiro is best known for the sharpness of his blades and deep grooves making his swords well-balanced and easy to handle. He studied under the renown smith Makoto Takaba. Kanehiro specializes in Bizen style swords which were used during the Edo period making […]

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