The Art of the Japanese Sword: The Craft of Swordmaking and its Appreciation
Название: The Art of the Japanese Sword: The Craft of Swordmaking and its Appreciation
Автор(ы): Yoshindo Yoshihara, Leon Kapp, Hiroko Kapp
Издательство: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Формат: True PDF
Размер: 79 MB
In The Art of the Japanese Sword, master swordsmith Yoshindo Yoshihara offers a detailed look at the entire process of Japanese sword making, including the finishing and appreciation of Japanese blades. Japanese sword art stands out in many ways: functionality as a weapon, sophisticated metallurgy and metal smithing, the shape of the blade itself-all contribute to the beauty of these remarkable weapons. The Art of the Japanese Sword conveys to the reader Japanese samurai sword history and Japanese sword care, as well as explaining how to view and appreciate a blade.