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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.
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 streamA Katana attributed to Naoe Shizu
A sword signed Kotetsu
A Tanto by Iyetsugu “Kaga Aoe”
But is it Art?
Jigane is key
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.
A sword by Izumi no Kami Kaneshige 和泉守兼重
A sword attributed to Yamato Tegai
A study of the Yamashiro tradition (山城伝) and it’s legacy
A Daisho mounted in a classic Autumnal themed Koshirae.
A Bizen well mounted Daisho.
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