BCI Chinese Jian
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BCI Chinese Jian

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5160 Spring Steel Chinese Jian. Incredibly fast and lightweight (1.42lbs) yet with forceful cuts and deadly accurate in the thrust.

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It is very hard to find a truly functional and affordable Chinese Jian. Until now that is..

The blade itself is hand forged from 5160 Spring Steel - terminating in aged brass fittings, a cord wrapped handle, and stunning rosewood scabbard. Straightforward and simple in appearance, its emphasis is on raw functionality and practical usage - and it was a sword that I personally found very hard to put down when examining the early prototypes at the forge in Pangasinan.

When swung through the air, this distally tapered blade, which weighs only 1.42lbs, positively SINGS and even a casual dry cut gives you a sense of its frighteningly effective cutting power. But it is in the thrust that the Jian excels, and the light blade allows pin point accuracy.

Historically, Jians similar to this one have been used for over 2,500 years and were known as the "Gentlemen of Weapons" as it was most often the principal side arm of the scholar elites.

As BCI is a traditional sword forge, they do not mass produce their blades - so the time between restock can be many months. As these swords are in very limited supply and priced well below usual industry markups, it is highly recommended that if you want to secure one and they are in stock, you order as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

How to Use

Designed for true martial arts applications
Blade Length: 31" (78cm) Handle Length: 8.25" (21cm) Point of Balance: 6.5" (16.5cm) from guard Weight: 1.42lbs (645g)

Materials and Construction

5160 Spring Steel Sharpened Blade. Aluminum alloy flat black finish fittings. Wax cord wrapped handle over Mahogany wood. Scabbard is Mahogany with Rosewood finish and flat black aluminum alloy fittings. Premium Quality Construction.
$15 Shipping in the USA from the BCI warehouse in Stamford, CT. $30 Shipping to Canada and $60 to the rest of the world.

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not absolutely pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original condition for your choice of an exchange or refund (excluding shipping fees). Click here for more info on our guarantees