Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Nihonto-Yoroi Zasshi, The Online Samurai Magazine

Samurai History

Arms & Armour

PORTRAIT – YOSHINDO YOSHIHARA

Yoshindo Yoshihara was born in Japan in 1943, he is the tenth generation of his family to continue the art of sword making, an...

PORTRAIT – DAVID THATCHER

My name is David Thatcher, and I am a professional restorer of Katchu, Japanese armour. I began to restore armours in the early 1980’s...
Pavel Boff Nihonto Swordsmith

PORTRAIT – PAVEL BOLF

Art world - antiques

Events

PORTRAIT – PAVEL BOLF

I was born in 1973. My interest in Japanese swords began when I was 14, firstly as a user when I started to practise...

PORTRAIT – FORD HALLAM

Ford Hallam holds a unique position in the world of fine art metalwork. He is the only non-native artist to have been adopted into...

Martial Arts

The Worlds Best Samurai Museum?

In the late 19th century Western culture was revolutionised when it discovered the sophistication and novelty of the arts developed in Japan during its...

Museums

THE OLDEST MUSEUM IN THE WORLD

The Royal Armouries Museum, whose original home was in the Tower of London, can lay claim to being the oldest museum of arms and...

Budogu Suppliers

The Worlds Best Samurai Museum?

In the late 19th century Western culture was revolutionised when it discovered the sophistication and novelty of the arts developed in Japan during its...