Citadel Tanto “CHIDORI”- Japanese Style Knife.

A nother beautiful Tanto Citadel with hand forged blade and The Saya is  covered in full stingray skin ( Tapioca).


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Very elegant Tanto, beautiful blade with true differential clay quenching, traditional Japanese stone polishing. UNIQUE piece.

  • 1075 carbon steel hand forged, clear and visible temper line.
  • Nagasa 244mmn
  • Kassane 6mm
  • Moto haba 28mm
  • Copper Habaki, engraved fitted on the blade. Reinforced by a bronze sheet.
  • Polished and blackened iron Tsuba, Hamidashi type with Kozuka Itsu
  • Tsuka length 122mm, jackwood wrapped in white Same high quality grain with big scale. Tsuka Ito is black japanese thin silk braid in Ineri Maki style. Bamboo Meguki. Alloy menuki, fuchi and kashira. Ito Dome are made with a double leaf filed brass
  • Seppas : filed brass
  • Saya is non silicous jackwood wrapped in polished rayskin. Koigushi, Kojiri, Kurigata are water buffalo horn
  • Length total 395mm. Weight 346gr

Entirely handmade by CITADEL and entirely disassemblable
Delivered in its silk sleeve and fabric, zipped, lined storage pouch