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Sword Mounting

The sword fitting of Japanese sword has many types of decorations such as handguard, sword hilt, pommel, kozuka. Japanese sword not only worked as a weapon but also as an object to show who he is. For example, it shows their personalities and beliefs. You could say that it is like decorations for smartphones today. We recommend you zoom in the pictures of sword fittings. When you do so, you can see the skill of Japanese metal engraving techniques.

They are mainly made of iron and copper with inlays of gold, silver, and bronze. When it comes to handguard (TSUBA), each one has a different outline and weight. These sword fittings that have lived with Japanese swords in the same age might be worth as much as Japanese swords. They are inconspicuous parts of the Japanese sword. Yet, If you are knowledgeable or particular about it, you will become a connoisseur of the samurai.

Tsuba: Handguard

Menuki: Sword hilt

Fuchi Kashira(Pommel)

Kozuka(Knife Handle)

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  • $373.12

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide Title: EIGHT FANS Signature:NO SIGNED Age:late EDO period(1781-1867) Material: Iron An Iron Tsuba with KODUKA and KOUGAI holes. Eight fans are engraved by the openwork and make circle. Various patterns are designed on each fan such as plants, cobwebs, arabesque and water so on. Fan pattern is a kind of traditional designs and it represents developpement or extension. It’s greatly elegant pattern therefore it has been being used for Kimono(Japanese traditional costume) often. Size Thickness Nakagoana Weight 8.5cm×8.4cm 0.3cm 2.6cm×0.9cm 122g   T000028  

  • CHRYSANTHEMUM
    $615.64

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide Title: Heianjo-style, CHRYSANTHEMUM Signature:NO SIGNED Age:EDO period Material: Iron An Iron Tsuba circle shape with KODUKA and KOUGAI holes. Chrysanthemum is engraved. This kind of pattern is called “Kikuka Monyou” in Japanese, which means chrysanthemum flower. It’s also called “Kikuka Mon” or “Kiku no Gomon”. This flower pattern is one of the most popular designs among Japanese people. As its petals form radially, it’s linked to the Sun. Chrysanthemum represents the eternal youth, the longevity or good health. Heianjo-style was established in Yamashiro(Kyoto Pref.), it’s inspired by Ounin-style. Heianjo Tsuba is elaborate and decorative. Heianjo Tsuba was mainly iron Tsuba circle shape with brass…

  • $233.20

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide Title: Heianjo-style, CLOVES Signature:NO SIGNED Age:early EDO period(1603-1680) Material: Iron An Iron Tsuba circle shape with KODUKA and other five holes which looks like any pattern. Some cloves are inlaid with brass on both sides. Clove is called “Choji” in Japanese. Choji(fruit from the South Seas) represents longevity, good health or happy marriage. Heianjo-style was established in Yamashiro(Kyoto Pref.), it’s inspired by Ounin-style. Heianjo Tsuba is elaborate and decorative. It’s mainly iron Tsuba circle shape with brass inlayng, and its design was simply family crest or arabesque patterns in the beginning. However, after that they made different shapes of Tsuba and started using gold,…

  • $307.82

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide Title: IVY & WATERMILL Signature:NO SIGNED Age:late EDO period(1781-1867) Material: Iron An Iron Tsuba Mokkou shape with a KODUKA hole. Mokkou shape, its base form was eggs in nests. After that, as a cross section of Mokkou looks similar to this design, it’s named Mokkou shape. The ivy is inlaid with gold and the waterwheel is engraved by the openwork. Vine plant has vitality and it thrives strongly. So, arabesque design represents prosperity and longevity. Waterwheel was started being used in the late Heian period(1094-1086) by reason of the developement of manor. Waterwheel pattern was often used for Kimono(Japanese traditional costume) in Edo period. …

  • $401.10

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide Title: AUTUMNAL INSECT Signature:NO SIGNED Age:late EDO period(1781-1867) Material: Iron An Iron Tsuba four arcs shape(Mokkou-Gata) with KODUKA and KOUGAI holes. Mokkou shape, its base form was eggs in nests. After that, as a cross section of Mokkou looks similar to this design, it’s named Mokkou shape. The KOUGAI hole is covered with copper metal(Shakudou). The Japanese pampas grass is inlaid with silver, and the autumnal insect is inlaid with gold. This Tsuba might describe a long autumn night.  Size Thickness Nakagoana Weight 8.3cm×7.6cm 0.3cm 2.7cm×0.7cm 136g   T000001  

  • $419.76

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 江戸末期(the end of Edo Period) 無銘 町彫り(Mumei Machibori) size: approx. 2.3cm x 1.1 cm thickness: approx. 0.4cm weight: 5g total weight 65g

  • $419.76

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 江戸中期(The middle Edo Period) 無銘 加賀後藤(Mumei/Kagagoto) 真鍮地高彫金象嵌(Shinchuchi Takabori Kinzougan) (big) size of kashira: approx.:1.8 cm x 3.7 cm thickness approx. : 1.6 cm weight: 25 g (small) size of kashira: approx. 1.8 cm x 3.5 cm thickness : approx. 0.4 cm weight: 10 g total weight : 200 g(including a shipping box)

  • $1,887.97

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 江戸中期(The mid of Edo Period) 浜野矩随(Noriyuki Hamano: the maker) (big) size of kashira: approx.:1.8 cm x 3.5 cm thickness approx. : 2.0 cm weight: 25 g (small) size of kashira: approx. 1.8 cm x 3.5 cm thickness : approx. 0.4 cm weight: 10 g total weight : 200 g(including a shipping box)

  • $348.86

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 江戸中期 (the mid of Edo Period) 無銘 後藤 ( Mumei/ Goto school) size: approx. 4.0 cm x 1.3 cm thickness: approx. 0.3 cm weight: 7g total weight 85 g

  • $326.48

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 江戸中期(the middle of Edo Period) 無銘 加賀後藤(Mumei Kaga Goto Family) size: approx. 4.5 cm x 1.1 cm thickness: approx. 0.7cm weight: 5g total weight 70 g

  • $652.95

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide 認定書有り 特別貴重小道具 (Tokubetsu Kicho Kodougu) 江戸期(Edo Period) 赤銅地高彫金象嵌 (Shakudochi Takabori Kinzougan) (big) size of Fuchi: approx.:2.1 cm x 3.8 cm thickness approx. : 0.15 cm weight: 25 g (small) size of Kashira: approx. 1.6 cm x 3.5 cm thickness : approx. 0.2 cm weight: 10 g total weight : 200 g(including a shipping box)