Katana craftsman : Main sword craftsmen and schools

In addition to the leading edge of craftsmanship, the unique curved moon-shaped design of Japanese swords is also why are Japanese swords so strong. First of all, the curvature of the sword itself is in accordance with the principles of engineering design and physics, so that the sword can be held in both hands at different angles to show the cutting ability.As part of Japan's cultural heritage, what are some of the best swordsmiths that have appeared in Japan?

Actually every decade and region in Japan has its own style of sword forging. There are at least 33,000 swordsmiths whose names have been written in various records up to just before the beginning of the modern era. This page lists the most important of these swordsmiths and schools by era and region.

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