One of the iconic blades of Japan, the traditional wakizashi is the shorter of the two oriental swords carried by samurai during the feudal period. The blade of the Japanese short sword extends about eighteen inches. The design of a functional wakizashi resembles a katana, featuring many of the same elaborate fittings. The Japanese wakizashi was normally laid on the floor inside any home a samurai visited, leaving the tanto as the only blade carried within the residence. The oriental wakizashi was used as a secondary blade when fighting and served as an instrument of ceremonial suicide. We carry many collectible wakizashi designed by top manufacturers from around the world. These Damascus and high carbon steel wakizashi are highly detailed, making them excellent display pieces when they are not in use.
Black Pearl Dragon Japanese Sword Set
item # ZS-926764
The Black Pearl Dragon Japanese Sword Set includes three perfectly matched Japanese samurai blades, a katana, a wakizashi, and a tanto, all with beautifully pearlescent, traditional dragon designs on their solid black scabbards.
Copper Dragon Wakizashi with Dragon Scabbard
item # MC-RY-3200M
Shown as serpentine water deities, Japanese dragons appear in many legends and pieces of artwork. The Copper Dragon Wakizashi with Dragon Scabbard draws upon the mythological creature for the inspiration of its elegant ornamentation.
Dragon Brotherhood Oriental Sword Set
item # MC-SW-165
Unleash the dynamic energy of the twin dragons with the Dragon Brotherhood Sword Set. Unity reaps greater strength. Loyalty reaps power. Let the glint of these steel blades resurrect the honorable spirit of the samurai brotherhood.