MINAMOTO KIYOMARO(源清麿)

MINAMOTO KIYOMARO(源清麿) was a Japanese swordsmith working in Edo, Musashi province. He was one of the most famous swordsmiths ever. Region Musashi province (Tokyo metropolis today) Active ca. [...]

TAIRYUSAI SOKAN(泰龍斎宗寛)

TAIRYUSAI SOKAN(泰龍斎宗寛) was a swordsmith active in the Edo city of Musashi.  Region Musashi and Tosa province (Tokyo metropolis and Kochi prefecture today) Active 1818-1883. Related swordsmiths [...]

SA YUKIHIDE(左行秀)

SA YUKIHIDE(左行秀) was a swordsmith active in the Edo city of Musashi and Tosa province.  Region Musashi and Tosa province (Tokyo metropolis and Kochi prefecture today) Active 1813-1891. Related [...]

HOSOKAWA MASAYOSHI(細川正義)

HOSOKAWA MASAYOSHI(細川正義) was a swordsmith active in the Edo city of Musashi province.  Region Edo province (Musashi prefecture today) Active 1786-1859. Related swordsmiths Jokeishi [...]

EDO ISHIDO SCHOOL(江戸石堂派)

EDO ISHIDO SCHOOL(江戸石堂派) was a branch of the Ishido school(石堂派) in Edo city of Musahi province. Region Musashi province(Tokyo metropolis today) Active The Edo period Famous Swordsmiths from the [...]

UNJU KOREKAZU(運寿是一)

UNJU KOREKAZU(運寿是一) was a swordsmith of the Edo Ishido school(江戸石堂派) in Musashi province. Region Musashi province (Tokyo metropolis today) Active 1816-1891 Related swordsmiths Aizu Kanetomo(会津兼友) [...]

YASUKUNI-TO(靖国刀)

YASUKUNI-TO(靖国刀) refers to the swords made by the swordsmiths of Nihonto Tanren Kai (Japanese Sword Forging Association). Region Tokyo metropolis Active 1933-1945 Famous Swordsmiths Yasuaki(靖要) [...]

KIYONDO(清人)

KIYONDO(清人) was a Japanese swordsmith working in Edo, Musashi province. Region Musashi province (Tokyo metropolis today) Active ca. 1827 – 1901 Related swordsmiths Minamoto Kiyomaro(源清麿) [...]

KOTETSU(虎徹)

KOTETSU(虎徹) was a Japanese swordsmith working in the Edo city of Musashi province. Region Musashi province (Tokyo metropolis today) Active 1605 – 1678 Related swordsmiths Izumi-kami [...]

SHITAHARA SCHOOL(下原派)

SHITAHARA SCHOOL(下原派), was a Japanese sword school founded by Chikashige(周重) in the Shitahara area of Musashi province. Region Musashi province (Tokyo metropolis today) Active The late Muromachi [...]