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 [...]

GASSAN SCHOOL(月山派)

GASSAN SCHOOL(月山派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Oniomaru(鬼王丸) at the foot of Mt. Gassan in Dewa province. Region Dewa and Settsu province(Yamagata and Osaka prefecture today) Active Ko [...]

GASSAN SADAKAZU(月山貞一)

GASSAN SADAKAZU(月山貞一) was a swordsmith active in Oumi province. He was a son of Gassan Sadayoshi. Region Oumi province (Shiga prefecture today) Active 1836-1918 Related swordsmiths Gassan [...]

GASSAN SADAYOSHI(月山貞吉)

GASSAN SADAYOSHI(月山貞吉) was born in Dewa province but worked in Settsu province. He was a descendant of the Gassan school(月山派). Region Dewa and Settsu province (Yamagata and Osaka prefecture [...]

KATSUMURA NORIKATSU(勝村徳勝)

KATSUMURA NORIKATSU(勝村徳勝), also known as Tokkatsu, was a swordsmith in Mito province. His name was succeeded by his son. Region Mito province (Ibaraki prefecture today) Active 1809-1872 Related [...]

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) [...]