Cold Steel Jade Lion Gim and Dagger
Our Jade Lion series draws upon the same protective reputation. This makes them appropriate for collectors specifically as well as martial artists in general.
The watchful Chinese lion motif is cast in nickel-sliver with almost sculptural detail on the heavy guard and pommels. This provides a compelling contrast to the elegant jade green color of the cord wrapped handles and matching rosewood scabbards that are covered in highly polished samé (ray skin) thats dyed to match the handles. The most attention grabbing feature, however, are the blades themselves. Forged by hand and expertly tempered from our finest Damascus steel, their distinctively subtle swirl pattern bespeaks the elegant beauty of fine craftsmanship combined with the incomparable strength of Damascus steel.
The Lion Gim is a Wen Jian (Scholar's Sword), with a little more panache than the practical versions (like our own Gim Sword). In our tests it severed and pierced 4" bamboo poles with a single cut or thrust.
The Lion Dagger is a perfectly scaled down version of the Gim, it shares the same design, materials and exquisite craftsmanship of its larger counterpart. It's perfectly balanced, big and strong enough to stand on its own or fight alongside its bigger brother.