~DNH7 steel hand forged with 3 hammers on a sharcoal bed. Blade in Hira Zukuri style (flat), True Gunome traditionnal temper line, Hira Mune (flat back), length 5\"3/4 including tempered copper Habaki.
Handle wrapped in true Same and high grade japanese silk braid. Menukis and Shitodomes are lost wax cast brass. Overall 9\"3/4, weight 4 oz.
Smooth, glossy, black laquered Jackwood Saya, without Kurigata, has a gilded Mon (crest) representing a lotus flower. Fushi, Kashira, Koigushi and Kojiri are water buffalo horn.
Entirely hand made by CITADEL, delivered in its silk sleeve and nylon zipper storage pouch.~