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Secret World of the Japanese Swordsmith, VHS
Product Description for Secret World of the Japanese Swordsmith, VHS
Maker: Yoshindo Yoshihara (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 84422
Item weight: 10.25 oz.
Description: The Japanese sword is the soul of the Samurai. The crafting of this work of art—which embodies beauty, strength and tradition – has been shrouded in secrecy for more than a thousand years.
Because of the highly advanced techniques and numerous years of dedicated effort required in crafting Japanese swords, the skill has always been a closely kept, jealously guarded secret.
This video has been produced to appeal to all aficionados of the Japanese sword around the world and is a treasure trove of the secrets to Yoshindo Yoshihara’s truly outstanding Japanese sword craftsmanship.
Yoshindo Yoshihara is a consummate Japanese swordsmith and is a very highly regarded Mukansa craftsman in Japan. He is also the best known Japanese swordsmith outside of Japan. His masterpieces have been exhibited by the Metropolitan Museum of art in New York City and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He has numerous fans worldwide including His Royal Highness, King Gustav of Sweden.
Approx. 50 min
Publisher: Trovision Co, Japan (1997)
Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days