The Jade Lion Jim Sword is a self defense civilian Wen Jian that is known as Scholar’s Sword, with a little flair other than the practical versions like Gim Sword specially made for the battlefield. This is a double bladed Chinese sword that is forging of swords began during the Han Dynasty and ultimately at some point during the Three Kingdoms period, the sword began being forged from steel.
Cold Steel's battle worthy Gim (Wu Jian) is for serious collectors and practitioners of Chinese Martial Arts and amongst the most expensive in samurai swords.
This Jade sword series typically draws upon the same protective reputation, combining ceremonial, "dress" styling with "battle ready" performances. This also makes appropriate sense for the collectors specifically as well as martial artists in general. So you can say it is good for functional as well as decorative purposes.
Scholar’s Sword and Martial Sword
In china there are basically two types of straight blade swords are used. One is quite long and heavy known as the Wu Jian or "Martial Sword" and the other one is lighter and called as a Wen Jian or "Scholar's Sword". This sword was made for personal self defense protection.
What is So Special About Gim Sword
The double bladed Chinese sword known as Gim sword has been labeled as the “gentleman’s weapon” due to its ability to aid in the status of its owner and the study required to properly learn its use. A high quality Jian (sword) is usually owned by the educated class who were more involved in swordsmanship as a way to search for the inner warrior and connect with the lessons of the sword.
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All these authentic katana sword, cavalry sabers, butterfly sword, Gim sword etc are known as battle ready swords.
Many online sword sellers talk about Battle Ready Swords and Functional Sword as if some fashion is trending out. But you just because a sword is called Battle Ready don’t really mean that it can take the kind of punishment you might want to give to it.
Steel and Tempering, Handle and Tang are the four most essential "yin and yang" qualities of a functional battle ready sword. With only these qualities as fulfilling, you can say a sword to be perfect battle ready sword.
This cold steel authentic samurai sword is made out of 1055 Carbon steel and measures 30" long by 1-1/8" wide. It can be used for many purposes like cutting and slashing, as both the edges are quite sharp and they terminate in a strong, useful point for stabbing.