Jinsei Katana Sword (人生) – Life


The Jinsei katana sword (人生), also known as Life, features a T10 steel blade with Midare Hamon tempered in the traditional clay method. The scabbard features luxurious hand-carved shell flowers. The shell on the scabbard, the ray-skin Tsuka, the guard and the ornaments, richly plated with gold and silver, make this an exceptional piece.

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  • Ultra-Resistant Steel
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Jinsei Katana Sword (人生) - Life
Jinsei Katana Sword (人生) - Life £950.00
Katana Stand
1 × Katana Stand
Yellow Silk Bag
1 × Silk bag
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Jinsei Katana Sword (人生) specifications

  • Hand-sharpening and polishing of kissaki and mune, all finishing by hand.
  • Blade: T10 steel, sharpened or unsharpened on request, full tang.
  • Hamon (刃文): midare hamon obtained by differential clay tempering.
  • Saya (鞘): burgundy and brown sandy scabbard with hand-carved shell flowers (cameos).
  • Sageo (下げ緒): thick black.
  • Tsuka (柄): real white ray skin.
  • Tsuka-ITO (柄糸): black braided above the handle, diamond pattern.
  • Menuki (目貫): gilded.
  • Tsuba (鍔): round-shaped gold and silver plated, richly engraved with floral motifs.
  • Fuchi (縁): gold- and silver-plated, richly engraved with floral motifs.
  • Kashira (頭): matching fuchi and guard.
  • Habaki (鎺): brass heald.


  • Blade length: 72 cm
  • Overall length including handle: 102 cm
  • Length with scabbard: 105 cm
  • Handle length: 27 cm
  • Blade thickness: 0.7 cm
  • Blade width: 3.2 cm
  • Weight: 1.4 kg
  • Package weight: 2 kg


  • Katana stand: Not included
  • Scabbard: Included

Jinsei Katana Sword: design and finishes

The Jinsei katana sword (人生), also known as Life, features a T10 steel blade, famous for its strength and hardness, highlighted by a midare Hamon obtained by differential clay tempering. The burgundy and sandy-brown scabbard features hand-carved shell flowers. The real white ray skin handle, adorned with black diamond braiding, ensures optimum grip. The gold-plated menuki, as well as the gold- and silver-plated guard, Fuchi and Kashira, richly engraved with floral motifs, give this katana sword a unique refinement. The smooth brass Habaki completes this harmonious whole. The name Jinsei, meaning “Life”, reflects the depth and beauty of this work, inviting its owner to a deep connection with Japanese culture and the art of the katana.

Additional information

Blade Material: No selection

T10 Steel

Scabbard (Saya 鞘): No selection

Burgundy and sandy brown hardwood with carved shell flowers

Handle (Tsuka 柄): No selection

Wood and real white ray skin

Tsuka-ITO (柄糸): No selection

Black diamond braid

Guard (Tsuba 鍔): No selection

Gold and silver plated round, floral motifs

Habaki (鎺): No selection


Blade length (cm): No selection


Overall length including handle (cm): No selection


Length with scabbard (cm): No selection


Handle length (cm): No selection


Blade thickness (cm): No selection


Blade width (cm): No selection


Weight (kg): No selection


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