Fear no Retreat like the Dragon Fly!
Based on the theme of victory, the Katsumushi Iaito takes on the nature of the dragon-fly; constantly moving forward. The Tombo Sukashi tsuba features an antique relief of the two dragon flies; complimented by a matching menuki of silver tombo (dragon flies) in an antique finish. The Katsumushi fuchi/kashira, resemble a (dragon fly theme). Saya choices on the Iaito, include kuroro (glossy black), kuro-ishime (matte black), cha-ishime (matte brown) or Anju-Ishime, all of which include hitodome. Suguha or Kanesada (signature hamon) are available on the Katsumushi toshin. Choose from 100% cotton wrapping in black or white on white ray skin.
We have limited the choice of custom options, thus allowing for quicker delivery. However, despite the greatly reduced crafting time, there are no compromises - we guarantee Aoi quality.
Sand-cast Flex Resistant Zinc Aluminum Alloy Blade
Sand-casted blades are among the most widely used blades in Iaito. At approximately 800g, the sand-casted blade is very well balanced, with the balance point being near the tsuba as opposed to it being near the tip of the iaito.
LEFT : Metal-cast Flex Resistant Heavy Zinc Aluminum
RIGHT : Sand-cast Flex Resistant Zinc Aluminum
RESTRICTION OF USAGE
Aoi Budogu's Iaito are constructed using high quality materials. These swords are strictly for non-contact Iaido practice and display only. If the iaito are used to cut or hit anything, damage to the sword and its user may occur.
- Hand made from Seki, Japan
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