Green Bamboo Snake Katana - PC1658G
Green Bamboo Snake Katana
PC1658 - Paul Chen Folded Steel Green Bamboo Snake Katana. Sharpened hand forged folded high carbon steel blade. Genuine black rayskin handle with green cord wrap. Blackened iron tsuba features a tree snake lying in wait in a bamboo thicket. Wooden scabbard with black or green lacquer
Each of the distinctively patterned forged and folded steel blades is differentially hardened and complemented by a handsome green Tsuka-ito (handle wrap) over black Same (ray skin) and deeply-lacquered green or black Saya (scabbard). The blackened iron tsuba (guard) and fuchi/kashira (handle furniture) depict, in typical Hanwei detail, a tree snake lying in wait in a bamboo thicket. Hanwei is producing 140 Katana and 20 Wakizashi with the Green Saya(PC1658G) below. A further 160 Katana and 30 Wakizashi will feature a black saya(PC1658).