Modern Day Gassan Swordmaking Tradition DVD by Gassan Sadatoshi
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Gassan Blacksmith in Dewa, which was extremely prosperous during the Kamakura period. Gassanden features Ayasugi and sword carving on the bullion. Gassan Sadatoshi, who follows that trend and inherits the 800-year tradition. After graduating from university, he received the swordsmith of the late Sadaichi Tsukiyama, a living national treasure of his father, and entered the path of swordsmithing. Currently, Ichimon Gassan is also making efforts to train successors, and has produced many excellent swordsmiths.
Run Time: 60 min.
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
I have a sword by Gassan Sadatoshi in the exclusive 8 Samurai Series (the most exclusive art club in the world). He is one of only eight to produce swords for this group. He will probably be named next Living National Treasure.