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tsuba

(ˈtsuːbə)
n
a sword guard of a Japanese sword
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They later founded Heist Recordings which has released exciting EPs from the likes of Obas Nenor, Andy Hart, Brame & Hamo, and of course Detroit Swindle themselves as well as not ale right releases of their own on labels like Freerange, Future Classics, Dirt Crew - where they released their well-received debut album Boxed Out - Tsuba, Classic Music Company, Kaoz Theory and many more.
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In front of and behind the tsuba are two pieces of nickel silver called seppas, and in front of that is a one-piece copper habaki.
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It is inspired by the Venus of Willendorf, primeval symbol of female fecundity, as well as by the completely male, quadrilobate design of the tsuba, the Japanese sword guard.
The handguard, or tsuba, was ranked second in importance only to the blade itself, and photographs of these handguards reveal elaborate design motifs inspired by religion, nature, legends, and family crests, or mon.
Black same appears under the silk tape wrapping and the large, egg-shaped tsuba is faced on each side by ornate dai seppa with a sun ray design.
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They were easily carried and rapidly deployed without the potential hindrance of a tsuba.