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News: The shashka – the Russian blade that came down to the masses

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

via Russia beyond the headlines “The versatility of the shashka...

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Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai aesthetic, nihonto and armour

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Events, In the News | 0 comments

Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai...

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News: Chinese citizen finds ancient sword while working

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: China via Shanghailist.com A 26-year-old man in Danfeng county of...

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New Encyclopedia of Japanese Sword Terms

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Culture, History | 0 comments

For those who might be interested, a new  book from Markus Sesko is now...

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News: Centuries-old sword found in home may solve 1829 murder mystery.

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

via CTV Atlantic News (Video clip available on article page) A Nova Scotia...

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Putting the curve in a katana via quenching

photo by Mark Vegas

Putting the curve in a katana via quenching

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Featured, History, Video Slider, Videos, Weapon Analysis | 0 comments

When looking at the graceful curve of a katana, many imagine the smith...

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Boy finds 3000-year-old Chinese brozne sword while washing hands in river

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in History | 0 comments

via Shanghaiist   An 11-year-old boy in Gaoyou city, Jiangsu province was...

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