The Yongfu Taiji Sword was a special design of a Chinese Taiji master. In Chinese "Yong" is forever and "fu" is lucky meaning this straight sword will have a long life and bring great luck. The Yongfu Taiji Sword is made of Damascus Steel by the historical Shen Guang Long Sword Factory in China. These swords are designed for collectors and experienced martial artist.
Blade: The blade is hollow ground hand forged damascus steel with a mirror polished finish. It has a full tang making it strong and sturdy. The blade has full live edges that are extremely sharp. There is a seven-star Little Dipper constellation engraved on one side and the Chinese characters for "Shen Guang Long" engraved on the other.
Fittings and Wood: The fittings on both the sword and the scabbard are made of brass. The fittings are detailed with the resilient plum blossom flower (National Republic of China Flower). One fitting on the middle of the scabbard has the turquoise ornamental stone representing the circle of life from birth until death. The pommel has a unique off center balance weight especially designed for Tai Chi. The scabbard and handle are made from aged Ebony, making them both very strong and aesthetically pleasing with a very dark, almost black wood color.
These swords are shipped in a beautiful Chinese designer box.
Blade lengths available in 30", 32"
Approximate Sword SpecificationsBlade Length: 30", and 32"
Handle Length: 6.5"
Guard Width: 3.5"
Sword Material: Damascus Steel
Wood Material: Ebony Wood
Blade Shape: Hollow Ground
Balance Point: 3"
Sword Weight: 30" 1.95 lbs, 32" 2.15 lbs