Authentic Octahedral Han Jian with Steel Pattern
The octahedral blade shape was used in ancient times and is perfect for midblade blocking.
So you dont block with the edge but with the middle part of the blade.Specifications: Length: 106 cm Blade length: 75 cm Blade width: 3.5 cm Blade thickness: 0.5 cm Handle length: 25 cm
Blade material: steel octahedral pattern
sheath material: Ebony
loaded with: bronze mounted, hand-wound tape.
Weight: about 1.16 kg (handmade product, size weight for reference only, to prevail in kind)
Chinese swords of this style date back to the Han dynasty 漢 (206 BCE-220 CE)
and was the first long-lasting imperial dynasty of China.
It was founded by the adventurer Liu Bang 劉邦 (Emperor Gaozu 漢高祖, r. 206-195 BCE)
who took part in the rebellion against the oppressive government of the short-lived Qin dynasty 秦 (221-206 BCE).
This sword is upper quality range.
Balance point and materials are therefore accordingly expensive and high standart