Cold Steel Dragonfly Wakizashi

£599.99

The classic Japanese sword in all its incarnations has been celebrated for centuries, not only for its elegant lines and simple beauty, but also for the technique and skill that went into its construction.

Most swords offered today are interpretive copies of antiquities from feudal Japan.
As a way of compensating for this size disparity, Cold Steel has created the Dragonfly Series. These swords feature thicker, wider and heavier blades, which mirror our Emperor Series in respect to heat treatment, polish, quality of furnishings, and attention to detail, but with a few new departures.

Most noticeable are the distinctive teal-green silk cord-wrap and black samé (ray skin) used on the handles and the black iron furniture that bears the dragonfly motif. Also, the polished blades are more strongly curved than our Emperor blades and terminate in a long “iris leaf” point for maximum potential. Additionally, these swords come with two protective bags. There is a BLUE TRAVEL BAG and an intricately decorative display bag that’s made from the finest heavy silk metallic brocade.

Brand Cold Steel
Type Wakizashi
Country Japan
Period The Middle Ages (1000 – 1500)
Category Samurai Swords
Steel Type Carbon Steel Blade
Specific Steel Type 1055 Medium-Carbon
Blade Length 22″ (55.9cm)
Overall Length 31.5″ (80.0cm)
Weight 27.4oz (776.8 grams)
Thickness 8mm (0.31″)
Handle Length 9.5″ (24.1cm)
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Description

  • Most noticeable are the distinctive teal-green silk cord-wrap and black samé (ray skin) used on the handles and the black iron furniture that bears the dragonfly motif
  • 22″ Blade
  • Carbon Steel – 1060
  • Ray Skin Handle
  • Wood Sheath