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. The founder lived in Omiya are of Yamashiro province by 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 


Shape : Thicker sword with a shallow SORI(反り).
Hada : Roughly-grained MASAME-HADA(柾目肌).
Hamon : NIOI-DEKI(匂出来). Small CHOJI(丁子).
BoshiMIDARE-KOMI(乱れ込み).

Notes


  • Kunimori(国盛) was believed to be the school founder but there are no his swords extant. So nowadays Morikage(盛景) is considered to have been the founder instead.
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