tsuba


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tsuba

(ˈtsuːbə)
n
a sword guard of a Japanese sword
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Most from a June 2014 conference in Tsuba and Jerusalem, 21 papers compare contemporary Athenian writers Plato (427-347) and Xenophon (431-355) in terms of methods, ethics, friendship and politics, and history.
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.
I have long been a fan of his tracks on Tsuba, Instruments Of Rapture, and Robsoul and to top that, he had one on Rack n Ruin!
The guard (tsuba) on this knife is also Damascus steel, forged in a similar process and containing steel from the ax mill.
? LOOKING a little further ahead to the end of May and ReSIDE at Boutique has just announced a b4Bookings showcase with music from Hecto Couto (Roush, Hot Creations, Get Physical), David Herrero (Defected, Viva music) and Okain (Tsuba, Quartz, Four:Twenty).
These 'are another minefield of schools, sub-schools and fake signatures,' comments Mr Jones, adding: 'The most sought-after are the later soft-metal (kinko) pieces by schools such as Hamon, Nara and Goto.' On the other hand, as he puts ir: 'You can buy a simple iron tsuba [hilt] that could be 400 years old for less than a few hundred pounds.
His productions and remixes to date -- for labels like Kindisch, Get Physical, Supernature, Freerange, Strictly Rhythm, Tsuba and more -- have blended house, dub, minimal, classical instruments and world music influences with an unmatched deftness and engaging restraint.
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.
Other handicrafts, such as sword hilts known as "tsuba," sought after by Japanese art lovers, have also been targeted by Chinese forgers.
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.
This was the shin-gunto, or literally "new army sword." It's easily distinguished by the brass guard (tsuba) and the common theme of the handle and scabbard components, all of which bear the sakura, or cherry blossom.