Decorative Wakizashi 

Ref. 2339

111,80 €
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Wakizashi with two dragons on the handle and black scabbard. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2341

111,80 €
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Wakizashi with dragon in the Tsuba and black scabbard. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2361

42,93 €
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Wakizashi with black scabbard and Tsuba decorated with a crane. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2367

60,90 €
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Wakizashi with black Snake skin and black scabbard. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2370

60,90 €
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Wakizashi with red snake skin and red sacabbard. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2373

55,90 €
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Wakizashi with blue and silver Tsuka-ito. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 2379

55,90 €
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Wakizashi with a dragon on the Tsuba and black and gold scabbard. Length 66 cm. Stainless steel blade.

Ref. 51770

148,00 €
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Wakizashi is a traditional Japanese short sword. Its shape is similar to that of the katana but smaller. The wakizashi was used from the outset as a defense weapon for the samurai, when he did not have the katana. Being shorter and more manageable, it was more suitable for defence in enclosed spaces.

Ref. 50357

35,70 €
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Wakizashi Mad Zombie high-carbon steel blade of 49 cm. Total length 78 cms. It includes stand.

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The wakizashi is essential in the basic equipment of the samurai warrior. Usually classified as a short sword, it is part of the pair of swords that is completed with the long sword. It measures between 30 and 60 centimeters, and is the only weapon from which the samurai never separated.

In the Edo era this pair of swords was considered the symbol of the samurai class, it brought prestige. They were transported introduced between the hakama and the obi on the left side; in fact, the wakizashi kanji (脇 差) mean to insert on the side

This clothing began to be used in the fourteenth century, when it replaced the tachi, larger. This change of customs obeys to the restriction imposed, by the government of the shogunato, to take swords of certain size in the places reserved to the aristocracy. In matches of this style, the long sword should be left in the entrance, while the short sword was allowed to always carry.

The wakizashi had been used very intensively in the great battles of the previous epochs, but in the peace that the Edo era brought, it stopped being so much a battle item, to become a weapon for self-defense. This means that the short sword, in itself, was also used by citizens who did not belong to the samurai class, to defend themselves in street duels or in disputes between bands.