Listed below are some additional web sites which pertain to Japanese swords and related items.

 

THE JAPANESE SWORD PAGE

This is a very informative site started by Rich Stein. Lots of information and easy to navigate.


JAPANESE SWORDS AND ARMOR

This is Alfred Tan's commerical web site offering swords and fittings in many price ranges.


ROGER ROBERTSHAW'S HIZEN-TO WEBSITE

Roger offers a web site devoted to the study of Hizen blades.


JAPANESE SWORD SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES

The JSSUS is one of the oldest sword organizations in the USA.


SWORDS OF JAPAN

A very informative web site with great Kanji and Hiragana references.


NIHONTO ANTIQUES

This is the web site of Moses Becerra. Moses is a polisher and also sells swords and fittings.


NORTHERN CALIFORNIA JAPANESE SWORD CLUB

The NCJSC was founded by John M. Yumoto (among others) in the early 1960's, and incorporated as a nonprofit educational organization in June of 1976. An outstanding monthly newsletter is published for its members. The NCJSC hosts an annual Japanese sword show in August in the Sam Francisco area.


MIDWEST JAPANESE SWORD STUDY GROUP

This site primarily gives information about its annual spring show in the Chicago area.


NIHONTOCRAFT.COM

This is Danny Massey's web site. Danny offers a lot of informaiton about swords and fittings as well as items for sale. Danny has put a great amount of effort into his studies and it is reflected in his website.


NBTHK AMERICAN BRANCH

The Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (NBTHK) is the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords located in Tokyo, Japan. The American Branch of the NBTHK is one of only two Branches that have been organized by authority of the NBTHK outside Japan, the other being the European Branch.


LEGACY ART SWORDS - TED TENOLD

Ted Tenold's site offers restoration services and a variety of antique swords and fittings as well as contemporary works. Ted is a member of the Northern California Japanese Sword Club and the American Branch of the NBTHK. In partnership with Keith Larman, he is also the co-founder of Modern Tosho, www.moderntosho.com, exhibiting and offering the works of modern Japanese swordsmiths of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.


SWORDS AND TSUBA.COM - FRED GEYER

A quality web site of investment grade swords and tsuba for even the most demanding collector.


GINZA SEIKODO, LTD.

This is one of the finest Japanese websites. This is the link to the English version. Seikodo offers top quality swords, fittings and armor. The owners of this site are fluent in English and this sword shop has been in business since the Meiji era.


JAPANESE SWORDS AND TSUBA

This is a realatively new site by Grey Doffin. He has a nice selection of books and tsuba at reasonable prices. Worth a look.


SAMURAI SWORDS.COM

This is a site sponsered by Tim and Matt Pepin. He has a nice selection swords, fitings, and useful information.


 

 





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