This Shirasaya Katana from Musha has a blade which was forged from 1045 high carbon steel and finished with a sharpened edge and an etched hamon. The sword is mounted into a wooden shirasaya tsuka with a matte black finish; it is secured into the hilt in the traditional manner with a tight fit for the tang and a bamboo mekugi peg. The sword is matched with a saya scabbard of matching wood with a matte black finish.