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Traditional Chinese Two-Handed Sword with High Carbon Steel Blade-Rosewood Scabbard-Full Tang

Traditional Chinese Two-Handed Sword with High Carbon Steel Blade-Rosewood Scabbard-Full Tang

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Sword Type:Jian
Steel Type:High manganese steel(High carbon steel);
Production process:Hand forged blade,hand grinding and polishing;
Overall length:138 Centimeters/54 inches;
Blade length:99 Centimeters/39 inches;
Handle length:37.5 Centimeters/14.7 inch;
Blade width:3.3 Centimeters/1.29 inch;
Weight (with Scabbard):1.85kg,Excluding the scabbard weight:1.25KG;
Tang: Full Tang;
Sharpness:Random delivery, have special requirements, please explain with the seller before buying;
Blood Groove:N/A;
Tsuba (Handguard):Alloy Handguard;
Knife fitted:Alloy;
Handle material:Rosewood;
Saya (Scabbard):Rosewood;
Ito (Wrap):Cardboard box;
Sword Bag:Black bag

The story behind the
The jian (sword) is a double-edged straight sword used during the last 2,500 years in China. The first Chinese sources that mention the jian date to the 7th century BCE during the Spring and Autumn period; one of the earliest specimens being the Sword of Goujian. Historical one-handed versions have blades varying from 45 to 80 centimeters (18 to 31 inches) in length. The weight of an average sword of 70-centimetre (28-inch) blade-length would be in a range of approximately 700 to 900 grams (1.5 to 2 pounds). There are also larger two-handed versions used for training by many styles of Chinese martial arts.
Professional jian practitioners are referred to as jianke ( "sword guests" or "swordsmen"; a term dating from the Han dynasty).
In Chinese folklore, it is known as "The Gentleman of Weapons" and is considered one of the four major weapons, along with the Gun (staff), Qiang (spear), and the Dao (sabre).

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