NO SIGNED 【JYUMYOU】寿命
Location：MINO province【GIFU Pref.】
Hamon：KO=MIDARE (small irregular waves)
Their name “JYUMYOU” means life span or longevity. As it’s meaning is so hopeful, their swords were prized as celebrated Gift to Daimyou great families amomgst the samurai society.
The Jyumyou school has its origins from YAMATO and move to MINO Province in Kamakura period. The tradition continued for centuries right up until the end of EDO period in 1868.
The KOSHIRAE is TACHI koshirae,which made to be worn with the cutting edge down,suspended from the belt. Tsuba is ITOMAKI-TACHI style which made out of iron and its design is wild waves. The TACHI fitttings are also made of iron with inlaid work gold karakusa. MENUKI’s design is a plant which made of SHAKUDOU and gold. The SAYA is lacquered in black with stone surface.
Episode 1: Types of Japanese Swords
Episode 2: Japanese Swords from Different Ages
Episode 3: Budget of Japanese Swords
Episode 4: Japanese Sword Appraisers in Modern Times (NBTHK / NTHK )