Ching Emperor’s AKA Qing Emperor’s Blade: This sword blade is made out of high carbon steel. It is very sturdy and will not flex at all. The blade is unsharpened and rounded off at the edge. The tempering process creates a satin finish to the blade. One side of the blade has a hand engraving of a dragon and seven stars while the other side has Chinese character of the sword maker and characters for “Ching Emperor Sword.”
* The design of this sword is a cavalry pattern from the first Ching Emperor’s personal sword.
Fittings: Solid cast brass fittings are intricately engraved with dragons in a coiled pose. The hand guard has a flowing design of a fierce tiger’s face. The finish on the fittings is shiny brass.
Scabbard: Solid plum blossom wood which has dark rich brown and light yellow- brown grain. It has been sanded to a fine and smooth surface then sealed with a natural oil finish.
Recommended: Use it for every day training, internal styles of Tai Chi, Xing Yi, Bagua or traditional external styles, as a decorative piece or as a special gift.
Overall length: 37 in. with 28 in. blade.
Blade length available: 28 in., 30 in., and 32 in.
Total weight: Approximately 3 lbs.
Sword weight: Approximately 2 lbs for the 28"
Handle length: Approximately 8.25" including hilt and pommel