The iaito seen on a sword rack.
Full view of the iaito inside its saya.
Full view of the iaito unsheathed.
Close-up of the blade.
Close-up of the saya.
Full view of the tsuka.
Close-up of the kashira fittings.
A size chart showing the blade length and related information.
A size chart displaying what tsuka length matches respective blade lengths for iaito.
The iaito seen on a sword rack.
Full view of the iaito inside its saya.
Full view of the iaito unsheathed.
Close-up of the blade.
Close-up of the saya.
Full view of the tsuka.
Close-up of the kashira fittings.
A size chart showing the blade length and related information.
A size chart displaying what tsuka length matches respective blade lengths for iaito.

Minosaka Tengu Koshirae

$799.08

This sword's theme is based around the legendary Tengu - a mythical half-man, half-crow demon who was both the torment and salvation of many hero. Well known for their skill with the sword, they were a popular motif for sword fittings through various periods in Japan, especially around the old capital of Kyoto - where many tengu are rumored to still reside.

This sword is handmade in Japan at Minosaka's Gifu workshop. The fittings are made of copper and the tsuka features genuine ray-skin wrapped in cotton ito, silk wrappings are available on request.