katana
10 December 2018
    For centuries, Japanese swords have been collected in Japan as highly valuable works of art. Joining aesthetic and practical use, the samurai...
Katana
22 November 2018
Understanding a Japanese sword is not an easy task. There are specific aspect that one has to learn to recognise and appreciate. Let's see the main...
31 October 2018
  In my experience, most collectors bought their first original Japanese samurai armor without having any clue of what they were buying. Some have...
24 October 2018
Authenticity matters Given that Japanese traditional painters learned their craft by copying earlier masters, it can be very difficult to...
10 October 2018
    The high esteem accorded to calligraphy in Japan is demonstrated not only by a large number of works of art which include scripts and writings...
26 September 2018
  Five facts about sōmen   Sōmen are masks for the samurai armor which cover the entire face. Here you are some unknown facts about them:     Most...

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