Like Jewelry in your Hands...
Similar to the Elite Jidai in weight and balance, the Koto Jidai Koshirae Iaito is a great choice for committed iaido enthusiasts.
The Bonji fuchi kashira is a Sanskrit carving which was mainly used by Buddhist monks in writing down prayers and are thought to be Holy letters. The character on the fuchi denotes the fire god and its significances is that is shows the right path for the samurai. The character on the kashira signifies the god that can protect the samurai from such things like perplexity, keeping away the wicked heart and rescue the samurai from hardships. Such characters were favored by the samurai.
With 6 tsuba to choose from, and a wide assortment of menunki available, the Koto Jidai Koshirae Iaito is like jewelry in your hands! In addition, with the choice of genuine leather or silk, your tsuka maki is guaranteed to be durable, tough, and have a pleasant feel. A wide assortment of menunki is also available. The Sword smith behind the Koto Jidai is said to be the top of his class in Japan, when it comes to craftsmanship of Iaito.
- This item is Custom ordered from Japan. In-stock Iaitos for Immediate Shipping.
|TOSHIN (BLADE)||Sand Cast Flex-Resistant Zinc / Aluminum Alloy Koto Finish
(Single line HI )
|Approx. 880g (1.94lb)
@ 2.50 shaku (75.8cm, 29.8")
|Copper Base Bonji Pattern with Sterling Silver Finish|
QUALITY FROM JAPAN
All our Iaito are hand-crafted by craft-masters in Mino, Japan; the traditional home of Japanese sword making. We're proud to represent 650 years of history, while guaranteeing the highest of Japanese standards in every Iaito. We ensure that each of our Iaito incorporate the traditional balance, form and finishing, required by all Iaido practitioners worldwide.
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.
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