A functional samurai sword work of art by the master smiths at Ryumon. AISI 1060 high carbon steel blade forged with clay method. Product Specifications: Battle ready and completely handmade by Ryumon sword masters. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel tempered with clay method. 45 RC hardness of Shinogi-ji, 58 Rc hardness of Ha. Hamon and hardness created with temper process. Real hamon, not wire brushed or printed. Real ray skin wrapped grip with black cotton cord wrap. Extremely sharp edge. Iron tsuba, Fuchi, and Kashira. Serialized Certificate of Authenticity printed on silk scroll. Includes stunning wooden display box, silk sword bag, users manual, and cleaning kit. Fully functional practical katana. 40 1/8 in. overall, 28 in. blade, 10 3/4 in. handle.