Japanese Iron Tsuba

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Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt (b562) —

Japanese Antique Samurai TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt. Tsuba is the hand guard mounted on a Japanese sword. It serves to keep the user’s hand from sliding up onto the blade of the sword, to counterbalance the weight of the blade, to communicate the social standing, beliefs and tastes of its owner, and, to some degree, […]

Japanese Antique Samurai OpenWork TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt (b442) —

Japanese Antique Samurai OpenWork TSUBA Katana Sword Hilt. Tsuba is the hand guard mounted on a Japanese sword. It serves to keep the user’s hand from sliding up onto the blade of the sword, to counterbalance the weight of the blade, to communicate the social standing, beliefs and tastes of its owner, and, to some […]