A finished fuchi and kashira, suitable as replacement part of for making your own katana. This fuchi and kashira are decorated with cranes. The crane here symbolizes luck and a long life for the owner of this sword.
The fuchi and kashira are the 'buds and closings' that are placed on the grip of a katana. These 'buds' were overwhelmingly decorated with styled motives. The fuchi is placed as a closing at the end of the grip. The kashira is placed around the grip, just below the tsuba.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.