Dragon King Lotus Seed Wakizashi

Dragon King Lotus Seed Wakizashi

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Differentially Hardened T10 Tool Steel Wakzashi Blade with Prominent, Real Hamon. Match it with the Lotus Seed Katana to make a matching Daisho set.

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A beautiful symbol of the circular journey of enlightenment, the lotus seed starts its life in the muck before growing in to a stalk to emerge from the muddy water to blossom. As the bloom fades the maturing seeds fall back in to the mud to continue the cycle of rebirth, which is so beautifully depicted in our Lotus Seed Daisho set from Dragon King. Like the lotus blossom the Lotus Seed Katana transitions from various shade of violet from the wrapped cotton ito (handle wrap), the gold and purple sageo on the smooth deep, dark lacquered saya.

Copper seeds accent the blackened furniture throughout the handle. The immaculately detailed budding seed pod following the shedding of its pedals centers the entire piece. Silver dragonfly menuki, seppa and habiki splash highlights across the 7" tsuka. The 19 3/8” forged T10 blade features a midare or irregular hamon (temper) line much like the path of life with its ups and downs. The wakizashi completes the motif with a bold statement both physically and metaphorically without being audacious in design.

About Dragon King

The famed artisans of Dalian have returned to show to the sword world what quality, craftsmanship and ingenuity can produce under the superlative leadership of a true avant-gardist. By the guidance of master designer, Frenchie Jin, the next generation of cutlery enthusiasts will taste the steel of the fabled golden age of swords. 

Ever the student of the arts, Frenchie Jin combined the processes of contemporary mechanical construction and modern science with the classic arts, ancient aesthetics and philosophical imagery to produce many of the legendary pieces known today. Having designed over 600 different cold weapons in his 20-year career, to say that he and his team have mastered and advanced their craft would be an understatement. 

The Dragon King brand does not represent a company that just manufactures products but embodies a group of artisans who have been adeptly trained to duplicate ancient skillsets that can't be automated by machines on an assembly line. Not every blade that is forged becomes a sword. Not every casting that is poured becomes a component of a greater piece. The goal for improvement and innovation starts every day under Frenchie's guidance. 

Not confining their talents to sword making alone, the Dragon King team plies their abilities also to the production of knives, jewelry and other high end art-crafts. And not just in steel alone, these artisans craft wood and leather among many other materials and alloys.  Our journey together has only begun, but the fruits of that labor are coming to bear.

How to Use

Designed as a frequent use backyard cutter, high end display or dojo sword.
Overall: 27 1/2" Blade Length: 19 3/8" Handle Length: 7" Weight: 1 lbs 11 oz Sori: 1/2"

Materials and Construction

T10 Tool Steel, Differentially Hardened Blade With Real Hamon. Silver Habaki, Seppa & Menuki. Purple Cotton ito over authentic rayskin. Steel fittings with decorative copper inlay. Dark Brown saya with hard wearing purple and gold colored sageo. Traditional Construction with Exceptional Attention to Detail.
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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
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