Swords

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Re-visiting an old friend


Real-Life Kantei of swords: Oei Bizen Swords What we read and what we see.


Bizen Yamashiro Tanto


Comparison study of two swords


Real-Life kantei-of swords , part 10: A real challenge : kantei Wakimono Swords


Real-Life kantei-of swords, part 10: Addendum to the article “Real challenge -kantei Wakimono Swords "


Real-Life kantei-of swords , part 11: A small mystery revisited.


Enju Wakazashi from the Kamakura period


Real-Life Kantei of swords #12: A very interesting Shinshinto tanto with an unusual tsukuri komi


Real Life Kantei of swords #13: Examining an interesting fake


kantei as a learnig tool


Real Life Kantei swords 14: A much loved sword


Real Life Kantei of swords 15: Is it Japanese ?


Resurrection. Definition- Rising from the dead, rebirth, Restoration.


Gokaden


A Katana attributed to Yamato Taima.


Outside the comfort zone (study of an Osaka Ishido Wakazashi)


A sword By Yamato Tegai Kanenaga


Real-Life Kantei of swords #17, Yamato Swords


Real Life Kantei of swords #16: About the position of the mekugi ana in the nakago


A sword By Oei Osafune Yasumitsu


A sword Attributed to Yamato Senjuin


A sword By Oei Osafune Yasumitsu part II


A Katana attributed to Hojoji Yoshitsugu


Ripples in a stream
A Katana attributed to Naoe Shizu


A sword signed Kotetsu



A Tanto by Iyetsugu “Kaga Aoe” 


But is it Art?


Sugata


Jigane is key


Juyo index


Swords that we like


Swords that we like: 2) Tsuneiye


A Journey of discovery with a Tadayoshi


The journey of an almost lost cause by Peter McCafferty


Appreciation of Koto Bizen – focus on Ichimonji


Swords of the Yamato tradition


A Tanto signed Rai Kuniyoshi来国吉


A Daisho by an often overlooked master


A Tanto attributed to the Mihara School


Relooking at attribution.