To know the Japanese sword - katana -
is to know the culture and tradition of Japan.
The katana is a symbol of the Japanese spirit,
a work of art that Japan has given to the world.
Our mission is to preserve these cultural artefacts for the next generation, so that they might understand and appreciate the legacy of the katana.
Pass on the legacy of the katana to future generations; contribute to the preservation of these cultural assets.
Find out more about Kuraya Hashimoto: Purveyor of Fine Japanese Antique and Contemporary Katana Swords.
How to care for the blade of your Japanese katana sword
In order to protect the blade of your katana, you are going to replace a film of older oil with a new coat of oil – it is this oil coat that prevents the blade from rusting.
Please ensure you have all the items to perform maintenance on your sword blade and be sure to follow the steps in order.
We need to learn how to perform proper maintenance on these swords so that future generations can enjoy and appreciate these cultural assets.
How to care for your Japanese katana sword
Blade maintenance is very important to preserve the finish of your sword.
- Sale of Antique Japanese katana Swords
- Sale of New/Modern Swords
- Polishing, Repair and Restoration of Swords
- Swords for Iaido
- Swords for Display
- Items related to Japanese katana Swords
Established in 1968
We are a multi-generational family enterprise;
our business is based on trust and mutual respect
Points to note when it comes to sword care
Katana are a cultural asset and an item of sublime beauty – not just for the Japanese but for all humanity.
Incorrect maintenance and poor storage conditions can lead to damage to the blade, which can then in turn lead to injuries to the owner or to other people.
Please learn how to perform proper maintenance on these swords so that future generations can enjoy and appreciate these cultural assets.
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