Katanas

The traditional weapon of the samurai during feudal Japan, the katana features a slender, single-edged blade with a moderate curve and a long, two-handed grip. Changes in close combat fighting led to the rising popularity of this Japanese sword, which allowed a faster draw time due to being worn at the waist with the edge facing up. In a best case scenario, this design would allow a samurai to draw the sword and attack in a single motion. Functional katana are still used in modern martial arts. At Buying a Sword, you will find many traditional katana crafted with authentic forging techniques, including decorative katana and functional katana. Various limited edition katana and high quality samurai swords are beautiful enough for display and sturdy enough for use. Whether you need a martial arts katana for training or a superb collectible katana for decor, you will uncover many unbeatable Japanese blades here at Buying a Sword.
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Airship Captain's Katana

Item # 501393
Sailing the skies and protecting airships from vile pirates is a dangerous job, but only if you do not have a good sword at your side! When you are captain of your own ship, no sword is as perfect as this Airship Captains Katana.
$195.00

APOC Survival Katana

Item # SD35510
The APOC Survival Katana at a glance looks atypical except for the classic Japanese styled blade. But fans of Gus Trim will recognize his subtle style and perfection in a design that is historically unusual for this famed sword maker.
$189.00

Arrowhead Katana

Item # SD35330
There comes an exhilarating rush when an arrow is released from a fully drawn bow. As fast as the arrow flies so will the Arrowhead Katana pierce the hearts of your enemies, honor and glory finding residence in this spectacular sword!
$399.00

Autumn Leaf Katana

Item # SD35210
The symbolism of the gingko leaf for longevity is about as ancient as the tree itself. The Autumn Leaf Katana embraces this rich metaphor of endurance in its decorative motif, evoking the true beauty of the season.
$449.00

Bamboo Citadel Katana

Item # SC4003
Hand-crafted from exceptionally high quality materials, the Bamboo Citadel Katana is as beautiful as it is functional, and it features a spectacularly unique, limited edition design, of which only 100 models will ever be produced.
$2,799.00

Bamboo Katana

Item # SH1002
In 1876, the Samurai were banned from carrying their swords. This attempt to end a thousand year tradition was not received well by the proud warrior class and the stick katana was born.
$740.00

Bamboo Mat Katana

Item # SH2438
Our eye-catching Bamboo Mat Katana features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanwei high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines its impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon.
$1,200.00

Bamboo Print Handmade Katana

Item # NP-F-570-BAM
Functional for lighter use and a beautiful work of art, the Bamboo Print Handmade Katana offers the best of both worlds. This hand-forged katana features gorgeous ornamentation and is made of 1045 carbon steel with a long fuller.
$99.90

Black and Gold Katana with Stand

Item # ZS-926768
The Black and Gold Katana with Stand is a remarkable collectible weapon in the traditional style of a samurai sword. This carbon steel sword is forged by hand, has a full tang, and comes with both a display stand and a storage box.
$80.00 $72.00

Black and Green Biohazard Katana

Item # MC-ZB-059BG
For superior reach, styling, and effectiveness, look no further than the Black and Green Biohazard Katana. Hand forged in 1045 carbon steel, this full tang blade provides excellent quality for your zombie dispatching needs.
$86.00

Black and Red Biohazard Katana

Item # MC-ZB-059BR
For superior reach, styling, and effectiveness, look no further than the Black and Red Biohazard Katana. Hand forged in 1045 carbon steel, this full tang blade provides excellent quality for your zombie dispatching needs.
$86.00

Black Blade Cloud Dragon Katana

Item # ZS-926920
Samurai were known for their devastatingly quick swords. The Black Blade Cloud Dragon Katana is based on the traditional Japanese weapon, and its narrow, slightly curved carbon steel blade has a black finish furthering its sleek look.
$76.00 $68.40