Deluxe Iaido Katana - Paul Chen Tsuru Katana
With the quality that Paul Chen has become known for, it is no surprise that
the Tsuru Iaito Kantana represents an excellent Iaido sword. What is surprising
is its price point!
As the high-end of the Iaito swords from Paul Chen the Tsuru represents the
best in value of any sword in this line up. The Tsuru features a dancing crane
theme. This theme shows through in the steel tsuba (guard), fuchi (collar),
and kashira (butt cap).
This Katana also has genius same (rayskin), and a black silk ito (braid). If
you are in the market for a collector’s piece or want a sword for Iaido
you can’t go wrong with the Tsuru Katana! This Paul Chen Katana is available
in four lengths. 68.5cm, 71.5cm, 73.5cm, and 75.5cm versions are available in
our store. Be sure to choose the length when ordering this sword.
THE TSURU IAITO KATANA AS A FUNCTIONAL SWORD
As the high-end sword in the Paul Chen Iaito collection, the Iaidoka will love
this sword. It is the best sword available for practicing any of the Japanese
sword drawing arts. The steel-alloy blade, and fine balance point make this
the perfect sword for Iaido.
Note: The Iaito line of swords have blunt blades, and are in no way intended
for cutting exercises. They intended for practicing the Japanese sword-drawing
arts such as Iaido.
THE TSURU IAITO KATANA AS A COLLECTOR’S ITEM
If you purchase the Tsuru for your collection, you are going to want to buy
it with a stand. This will allow you to prominently display the inlaid saya
(scabbard) with its glossy finish. It will also allow you to show off the sword
itself and its dancing crane theme. Whether it’s the first Iaito in your
collection, or not, the Tsuru is sure to get noticed!