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.
Two iconic symbols of Japanese culture and history have come together in the exceptionally decorative Blue Handled Dragon Katana. This samurai sword is the perfect way to add a piece of Eastern inspiration into your display.
Shown as serpentine water deities, Japanese dragons appear in many legends and pieces of artwork. The Bronze Dragon Katana with Dragon Scabbard draws upon the mythological creature for the inspiration of its elegant ornamentation.
While traveling across many different lands, you do not fear an ambush or enemy attack as you keep the Brown Hilt Flower Tsuba Katana at your side. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.
If you wish to follow the way of an honorable samurai, then ensure that you have a sword that reflects your intended path like the Bushido Katana. Add this high quality blade to your sword collection or use it at competitions.
While you are a samurai of great strength and power, you do not forget the code of behavior as the Bushido Katana with Display Stand reminds you. This sword adds an elegant touch to any decor. Display it in your home or office.
If you are wanting to add a bit of dragon style to your Japanese weapon collection, be sure to take a look at the Carved Dragon Black Saya Katana. This decorative sword makes a great addition to any sword collection or decor.
Are you wanting to add some fantasy or dragon style to your weaponry collection? Then be sure to take a look at the Carved Dragon Blue Saya Katana. This decorative sword makes a great addition to any sword collection or decor.
Be sure to add the power and magical look of a dragon to your weaponry collection by displaying the Carved Dragon Red Saya Katana in your decor. This decorative sword makes a great addition to any sword collection or decor.
You, cunning and wise warrior, have a strong connection with nature. The Carved Flower Samurai Katana easily reflects this connection during battle. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.
Graceful beauty and heavenly strength are words ascribed to the Japanese dragon. Modeled after the traditional Japanese style katana, the Celestial Dragon Samurai Sword is an ornamental sword that honors the celestial dragon image.
Combining the cutting power of a traditional katana with the convenience of a shorter sword, the Condor Tactana Sword gives you the best of both worlds. This tactical katana looks and functions like a dream for sword enthusiasts.
Few functional swords possess the intricate detail and beauty of the Copper Flower Damascus Katana. This gorgeous samurai sword showcases a floral motif throughout its design on the guard, menuki, kashira, and scabbard.