A Collection of High Quality Iaito Swords
Iaido practitioners use the term "Iaito" for practice or decorative swords. The term Iaito translates as mock or imitation sword; these swords differ from Shinken, which are sharpened swords meant for combat. Each Iaito sword has the quality of its sharpened counterparts, but has a blunt edge for safely developing sword fighting skills.
We sell a wide range of Iaido swords featuring different styles and materials. Our Legend series pays tribute to great Japanese warriors and historical figures, such as Maeda Toshimasu and Katsu Kaishu. Maeda Toshimasu was a famous samurai who was alive during Civil War period to the early Edo period, better known as Maeda Keiji. Katsu Kaishu was a legendary negotiator who mediated between the forces of Tokugawa Shogunate and the anti-Shogunal domains. There are more than 20 reproductions of legendary sword designs to choose from. In addition to the Legend series, we sell the Fuji series for advanced Iaidoka, Tora series for Intermediate Iaidoka, Tomoe series female practitioners and Toryumon series for beginners or as a spare Iaito.
Designs and Materials
Our Iaito are made with the finest materials and the best craftsmanship available on the current market. This gives our Iaito their trademark durability and infuses them with an air of authenticity. Each Iaito are made with the utmost care by our master craftsmen with over 10 years of swordmaking experience. Although some of them may have some decorative elements, none of our Iaito are ornamental, they are all genuine works of arts made by Japanese craftsmen in Japan and used by practitioners of Budo around the world. Here at Tozando we have a variety of Iaito made in zinc/aluminum alloys for practice and also steel Iaito for "Tameshigiri".
Custom Iaido Swords
Furthermore, we have a custom-made Iaito that is made to fit your exact requirements. Each Iaito sword is reasonably priced and takes from two, up to three months for production, depending on your specifications. The custom Iaito comes with a free carrying bag and attractive sword rack finished in black matte.
A custom Iaito gives you the possibility to freely choose from a wide range of options, length, shape and wraps, so that you can create a sword that is made for you. You may also select decorative features, such as the lacquer, Sageo, and Tsuka color. You can also personalize any Iaito series with a tsuba guard of your choice around the hilt.