blade width: 1 3/16"
grip and pommel: 11 3/4"
balance point: 5 7/8" from tsuba
weight: 2 lb 8.2 oz
Each piece in the Great Wave series is stylized with the renowned Tomoe motif. The tsuba, fuchi, & kashira are made of black iron and marked with the Tomoe mon. The blades are hand-forged from T10 high-carbon steel and are differentially tempered using traditional claying methods. Prominent hamon line. Each piece has a deeply lacquered black saya with a one-piece brass habaki. White same is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo are made of premium woven Japanese black cotton. The katana and wakizashi have a large o-kissaki, and are ideal for tamesigiri cutting exercises. The grip on the tanto is an attractive ribbed buffalo horn. The Great
Wave series consists of a matched katana, wakizashi, and tanto.