The Nihonto, or Japanese sword, is considered a work of art by many. This category is for those interested in the care and collection of genuine antique and modern Japanese swords.
Sites selling goods should not be submitted to this category.
Websites in this category must be in English.
Bilingual sites may be submitted here as well as to the appropriate World subcategory.
Collection of articles specializing in sword hand guards (Tsuba), with bibliography, questions and answers, glossary and links.
Provides information on WWII Japanese military swords.
Collector seeks to assist owners of Samurai Swords to establish a fair value and terms to satisfy all.
A society concerned with the study and preservation of Japanese swords (nihonto).
Sales and information regarding antique Japanese swords.
New York Token Kai, includes information on joining the club, meetings and newsletters.
Discussion board for antique Japanese swords and additional information pages on authenticity, kanji and related subjects.
Includes both swords and fittings for sale, articles on swords photography, a screensaver and other useful links.
Sword glossary, schools, events, equipment and supplies.
Information on Japanese "big, thick" swords, with a photo gallery.
A non-profit organization for the study and preservation of Japanese swords, related items and arts. Meetings are held in San Francisco's Japan Town.
Specialists in books related to the study and appreciation of the Japanese sword as art. Both in-print and out-of-print tiles on swords, armor, and fittings.
Site on Japanese history, historical figures and accounts, women's histories, Japanese swords and appraisal, investment strategy and antique sword sales. Acrobat reader required to view much of site.
Site relating to all areas of sword collecting and usage including articles and an active discussion forums.
Demonstrates the process and techniques used to make Japanese swords.
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