KANESADA(兼定)

KANESADA(兼定) was a Japanese swordsmith in the Seki area of Mino province. His name was succeeded through many generations until the end of the Edo period. He was rated at O-wazamono ranking. [...]

ECHIZEN-SEKI SCHOOL(越前関派)

ECHIZEN-SEKI SCHOOL(越前関派), was a Japanese sword school in Echizen province founded by a group of swordsmiths, who moved together from Mino province. Region Echizen province (Fukui province today) [...]

MISHINA SCHOOL(三品派)

MISHINA SCHOOL(三品派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Kanemichi (兼道), a descendant of  SHIZU SABURO KANEUJI(志津三郎兼氏) in Seki of Yamashiro province. Region Yamashiro province (Kyoto [...]

SEKI SCHOOL(関派)

SEKI SCHOOL(関派) refers to swordsmiths working in the Seki village of Mino province. The swords made by them are referred to as SEKI MONO(関物) also.  Region Mino province (Gifu prefecture today) [...]