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'Ascending Dragon Black' Minamoto Hand Forged Katana.
handmade katana is made of folded steel. The folding process removes impurities
from the steel, leaving only the finest quality steel. It is heat tempered in
the traditional manner. The blade is heated to the correct temperature and
quenched in water.
handle is wrapped in genuine Stingray skin (Samekawa) before the traditional
cotton handle wrapping (Tsukamaki).