OSORAKU-ZUKURI(おそらく造り)

What is Osoraku-Zukuri(おそらく造り)? Osoraku-Zukuri refers to a sword shape developed by Sukemune(助宗) of the SHIMADA SCHOOL(島田派). The shape has the YOKOTE(横手) at the middle of the sword so that [...]

SHIMADA SCHOOL(島田派)

SHIMADA SCHOOL(島田派), was a Japanese sword school founded by Tomitsugu(富次) in Suruga province. Region Suruga province (Shizuoka prefecture today) Active Muromachi to Edo period. Famous Swordsmiths [...]