Kinko Tsuba

Exceptional Swords and fittings

Passionate for quality, dedicated to the preservation of fine, exceptional Japanese swords and fittings whilst safeguarding these treasures for future generations.

Tsuba by Kanshiro Nishigaki


Copper Horse Tsuba



Fruit tree and bird tsuba Signed Naoyoshi with kao


Longevity Rats Tsuba


kinko Shakudo wave tsuba £650


Mino tsuba


What I think may be a

Ishiguro Lilly tsuba?


Large Goto kirimon and flower tsuba


Small horse tsuba



Kingdoms tsuba


Hoho bird tsuba

Shakudo. Gold and copper.

the phoenix is identified as the Ho-ho (alternatively, ho-o) bird. As is common in east Asia, it is a sunbird … the sun is often represented in the art form of a bird. The ho-ho bird is a messenger of goodwill and sits on top of the torii.


Tiger and Bamboo in the Rain tsuba


Goto Ho bird and kiri

with a dragon rim tsuba


Small Goto shakudo dragon tsuba


Black dragon tsuba in shakudo with gold eyes and gold ad silver sea spray


Mino Tsuba


Shakudo dragon in waves tsuba £550

Nanakoji Tsuba with gold mimi £650

Shibuichi Bird Tsuba

Gold, Silver and Shakudo inlay.



To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.


Average items will always be average, but exceptional will always be desired and cherished. It's all about the nanako :)