A Mino family mon menuki. On the background nanako pattern. 6 rows per 1mm. Lenght 36mm, height 4.5mm,circle diameter 13mm.
The tsuba depicts Bishamonten, one of the four heavenly kings, guardian of the North. The tsuba was made from Arizona sand iron made by my talented friend Scott Irey. Other materials are shakudo, copper, fine silver and various gold. The… Read More
Price: 2400USD:SOLD There exist millions of Japanese antique sword fittings, but sometimes you can’t find exactly what you want or need. Then you can ask contemporary craftsman to make it. I wanted to make this set very authentic which means… Read More
On the last San Francisco Tken Kai I was asked to make replica of antique copper fittings from a very unusual koshirae. All is very large including signed blade. For example lenght of a koiguchi is 53mm. This sword was… Read More