Katana kashira

katana pommel

The kashira is a small, round pommel that sits at the end of the handle and helps to balance the sword. It is often ornately decorated and can be made from a variety of materials, including metals, ivory, and wood. Kashira pommels were historically used to help balance the weight of the sword and protect the user's hand from injury.

Kashira pommels are often decorated with a variety of designs, including animals, plants, and geometric patterns. The most common material used for kashira pommels is metal.

Kashira pommels come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The most common shape is oval, but they can also be round, triangular, or rectangular. Kashira pommels are typically positioned at the base of the blade

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