Sunday, June 24, 2018

Nihonto-Yoroi Zasshi, The Online Samurai Magazine

Samurai History

Arms & Armour

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...

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...

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 – HYAKKIMARU WATANABE

Born in 1951 Living near Fujiyoshida city, Yamanashi Prefecture. 30 year career, his art has graced the covers of over 700 books. He designs posters, commercial...

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 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...