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Katana According To Shape
Jun 09, 2017

Katana According to shape

Japanese knife, also known as the Oriental knife or samurai knife, according to the shape, size is divided into too knife, knife (knife), threat of bad (threat), knife and so on. Broadly include long rolls, knife, sword, gun and so on. Knife in Japan is called "knife", "knife", or "knife forging rule".

Since ancient times as a weapon at the same time with its beautiful shape known, many knives are regarded as art collection, and contains the symbol of the soul of the warrior. Unlike other countries of the knife class, the Japanese knife is one of the biggest features in the shape of the body outside the body itself to show a sense of art. Knife in Japan is called "knife", "knife", or "knife forging rule."

There is a weapon, in Japan's battlefield shook a thousand years. This terrible weapon can split people from the throat in half, but also gave birth to a unique art and lifestyle. This knife is elegant, its arc is the perfect combination of force and beauty. It contributed to the formation of a tough, resolute samurai, the world no weapons like a samurai sword, is considered to have their own spirit.

The shape of the Japanese knives, from the late period of peace, through the Kamakura, the Northern and Southern Dynasties, Muromachi, An Taoya, Edo early, middle, the end of the curtain, there has been a great change. Mainly from the straight knife to the machete of the change, straight knife for acupuncture, machete suitable for cutting, the reason why such a change is mainly caused by changes in the fighting style, from the end of peace, for the immediate combat, The tool is continually improved.

Japanese knife production, from the late security to the Kamakura era, there have been large and country, prepared before the country, mountain country, phase country, the United States and the United States five major centers,

Ancient times

Japan ancient grave era (200 years - 771 years) has appeared iron sword, when the raw materials to iron-based. For example, the mountains of the mountain with the mountain grave and the island with the ancient mountain graves have iron sword unearthed. The "Golden Mile Iron Sword" unearthed from the mountain grave of the mountain is made in AD 471, which is for the purpose of commemorating the meritorious service and the 115 characters. The sword of this era has been rusted.

The sword before the end of the Heian period was classified as an ancient knife, knife shape is different from the common Japanese knife, or straight edge, or with a double front. The ancient knife is extremely rare and is an important archaeological material.

Japanese knife from the Japanese native fern hand knives, belong to the original Japanese, its development process: fern hand knife (Yayoi era, the ancient grave era - the early days of peace) - hair-shaped fern hand knife - hair pull too knife - too knife - - too knife, knife, ribs, knife.

The number of swords that were left over from the early days of the peace was rather scarce, and the raw materials were changed to slightly milled iron and steel, and the appearance remained sticky. Academic changes in Japanese knife style, and how Japan created a unique machete and other questions, has not been fully explained. It is generally believed that during the middle of the Heian period (around the 10th century), the chaos and the chaos of the day were gradually turned into machetes. At the same time, the production process is also changed from flat to similar diamond-shaped picks. The improvement of the craftsmanship made the Japanese knives more sturdy and sharp. The typical style of this transitional period is the "hair-shaped sword" made of the knife for the whole piece of iron, and the "small pills" knife with a two-blade structure and a curved knife, To the Ise Shrine for the rattan original show used by the most famous one.