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by johan
Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Functional Bronze Jian
Replies: 0
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Functional Bronze Jian

Hi, is there any forge able to make a modern repro of functional Bronze Jian ?
by johan
Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Origins of the "naginata-hi"
Replies: 7
Views: 18563

Re: Origins of the "naginata-hi"

The Kogarasu maru is actually the name given to the sword , but its actual geometric name is Moroha Kissaki Zukuri (double edge tip ). Katana that had been made out from naginata is called Nagamaki Naoshi and at times in history, Japanese swordsmiths did forged katanas that purposely resemble nagama...