OMIYA SCHOOL(大宮派)

omiya school japanese sword

OMIYA SCHOOL(大宮派), was a Japanese sword school founded by Kunimori(国盛) in Bizen province, He moved from Omiya of Yamashiro province at the end of the Kamakura period.

Region


Active


  • End of the Kamakura to Muromachi period.

Famous Swordsmiths from the school


  • Kunimori(国盛)
  • Morikage(盛景)
  • Morishige(盛重)
  • Moritoshi(盛利)
  • Morokage(師景)
  • Sukemori(助盛)

Characteristics 


ShapeSORI(反り) is shallow. Swords are thicker.
Hada : Rough-grained MASAME-HADA(柾目肌).
Hamon : NIOI-DEKI(匂出来). Small CHOJI(丁子).
BoshiMIDARE-KOMI(乱れ込み).

Notes


  • It’s been believed that Kunimori(国盛) founded the school, but as there are no his swords extant, Morikage(盛景) is also considered as the founder.
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