custom-made (beginning from JPY 3,000,000)
Forged by the legendary swordsmith Yoshindo Yoshihara, these katana are considered to be some of the highest quality swords in the entire world. The superior level of craftsmanship of his swords has been recognized internationally, and his works have been exhibited at establishments such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
As Yoshihara's katana are custom-made and he requires a minimum of 3 months to complete one blade. The price will vary depending on the amount of ornamentation requested, though a full-sized katana will begin at a price of around JPY 3,000,000.
About the artisan:
Read more about the master swordsmith, Yoshindo Yoshihara.