Citadel Tanto "Standard" Sralao- Japanese Knife

This beautiful Citadel Tanto is entirely handmade in their small workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Beautiful carbon steel blade, true selective clay quenching. The Saya (scabbard) and the tsuka (handle) are made of wavy lagerstroemia wood. Entirely removable.


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A simple but very nice Tanto with hand forged blade in “Ira Zukuri” forme,  selective quenching by the traditional method.

  •  Hand forged, XC75 high carbon steel blade, visible hamon, “Ira Zukuri”shape, differentially quenched. Length 189mm, width 29.6mm, thickness 6.8mm.
  • Handle and sheath are made of curly lagerstroemia, kojiri, koiguchi, fuchi and kashira are made of water buffalo horn, copper habaki forged on the blade, brass seppa, rose wood tsuba. Classic assembly.
  • Total length 344mm
  • Total length with scabbard 371mm.
  • Weight 292gr

Delivered in its silk sleeve and its transport case