Kaiken bamboo

2020 year
Materials: steel, Indian rosewood, oil
Techniques: forging, hardening, polishing, wood carving, oil coating
total length: 140 mm
blade length: 60 mm
blade width: 22mm
spine thickness: 3.5 mm.

kaiken is a kind of tanto used by both men and women for self-defense. Also kaiken is presented as a wedding gift to the bride. And today he is one of the attributes of the traditional Japanese wedding ceremony: the bride takes a kaiken, the bride takes a kaiken to be lucky.