Hand forged thick damascus steel blade (sharpened) Extreme curve to the blade Great pattern Super sharp hand sharpened blade Silver metal tsuba Rayskin and green cotton wrapped handle Black lacquered wood scabbard with tachi sling and mounts Excell
O-Tanto in beautiful polish, attributed to Jumyo, a nagasa slightly over 32 cm.
Persian Shamshir Sword Dated: 18th century With Laddered Kirk Narduban Wootz Damascus blade The blade is heavy and deeply curved, the steel of high quality wootz Damascus steel with visible striations or lines along its length, a pattern known as ‘ladder of the Prophet’ or Kirk Narduban. Laddered wootz blades were highly prized and are scarce collectors pieces. The hilt with grips of black horn, the steel mounts and hand-guard decorated with gold overlay in designs of flowers.