The Hon Higo Koshirae is a premium quality lightweight Iaito model featuring high quality blackened fittings with a classic Ginkgo motif in silver inlay.
The Ginkgo tree is considered a symbol of longevity and endurance, an auspicious motif especially prized by Budo practitioners protecting the legacy of their tradition through their practice.
Fully customisable with options available for Tsuba, Tsuka Ito colours and materials, Menuki, Saya and Sageo, the Hon Higo Koshirae offers a premium package which excels practically and cosmetically.
Average lead time for custom Minosaka Iaito - 12-18 weeks*
Standard Features Include:
Lightweight Blade – Sand cast zinc aluminium alloy with groove, available in 2.20-2.55 lengths.
Ha (Cutting Edge) - Standard (unsharpened)
Tsuka Ito (Hilt Binding) – Cotton (upgrade options available).
Tsuba (Guard) – All options available
Fuchi/Kashira - Ginkgo (Silver inlay)
Menuki (Hilt Fittings) – All options available
Habaki & Seppa - Standard Brass (upgrade options available)
Saya (Scabbard) – Kuroro Black Gloss (options available) with rounded Kojiri (end pommel)
Sageo – Cotton (upgrade options available).
Weight – 820g approximately (dependent on blade length).
This model features a rounded Kojiri (Saya end pommel) as standard.
*PLEASE NOTE - These swords are made to order and take 12-18 weeks on average to supply from the time of order and confirmation.