Water & Fire!
Takashio iaito represents the power of a sweeping high tide; complimented by a dragon theme - a powerful contrast between water and fire. Dan Ryuzu Sukashi – A fierce dragon coiled to form the walls of the dragon sukashi tsuba. The matching menuki; makiryu (dragon,) antique in finishing, rests on white ray skin, below three choices of 100% cotton tsuka-ito - black, brown or uguisu (light green).
The iaito's fuchi/kashira features a Takashio high tide wave relief in bright silver.
Saya choices include - kuroro (glossy black), kuro-ishime (matte black) or cha-ishime (matte brown,) all of which include hitodome. One may select from suguha or doran (signature hamon) patterns on the toshin.
We have limited the choice of custom options, thus allowing for quicker delivery. However, despite the greatly reduced crafting time, there are no compromises - we guarantee Aoi quality.
Sand-cast Flex Resistant Zinc Aluminum Alloy Blade
Sand-casted blades are among the most widely used blades in Iaito. At approximately 800g, the sand-casted blade is very well balanced, with the balance point being near the tsuba as opposed to it being near the tip of the iaito.
LEFT : Metal-cast Flex Resistant Heavy Zinc Aluminum
RIGHT : Sand-cast Flex Resistant Zinc Aluminum
RESTRICTION OF USAGE
Aoi Budogu's Iaito are constructed using high quality materials. These swords are strictly for non-contact Iaido practice and display only. If the iaito are used to cut or hit anything, damage to the sword and its user may occur.
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- Hand made from Seki, Japan