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