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Event: Hamilton, Ontario – Swords, Sake & Sushi Celebration – April 18, 2015

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Event: Hamilton, Ontario – Swords, Sake & Sushi Celebration – April 18, 2015

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Events, Featured, In the News | Comments Off

Tameshigiri.ca is pleased to help promote the Swords, Sake & Sushi – a Book launch Celebration,  sponsored by the Japanese Sword Society of Canada and the Canadian Japanese Cultural Centre of Hamilton,...

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Richard III Killed by Sword Thrust Upwards Into Neck

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Forensic Analysis, In the News, Video Slider, Videos | Comments Off

via Discovery News King Richard III was killed by a sword thrust from the base of the neck all the way up into his head, according to researchers at the University of Leicester who have located a major injury in...

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18th century Indian sword was forged using unique technique

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in In the News | Comments Off

via International Business Times A 75-centimetre long Indian sword made in the...

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The blacksmiths of Telangana and tracing the origins of wootz steel

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Featured, History, In the News | Comments Off

The idea for this post started when I came across a fascinating short article...

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News: Napoleon auction: sword sells for €190,000

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in History, In the News | Comments Off

Dateline Monaco, via The Riviera Times The Prince’s Palace of Monaco has sold...

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1892 Report by  US Consul: Collecting weapons in China

Historic photo, circa 1900.

1892 Report by US Consul: Collecting weapons in China

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Culture, Featured, History | Comments Off

An interesting look into the crystal ball of arms collecting history is...

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A quick look at Tenshinryu iaido, the quick-draw of a very long blade

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A quick look at Tenshinryu iaido, the quick-draw of a very long blade

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Tenshinryu Hyouho (兵法, school of complete martial tactics, strategy) is listed...

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