hate to let these go, but next baby is coming, wife not working anymore. both are still sharp, but blades need some cleaning/polishing. Never had blade to blade contact. blade is normal color, the gold is from the flash. Last Legend Blades: Yashima Nohara Grade 2 Katana. no chips/nicks, but the blade needs to be cleaned. Raiu Blue options. blue cotton sword bag. 1090 steel differentially clay tempered $300 shipped in US. * SOLD * Tsunami Wakizashi (non-folded), cryo-tempered. there's some pits in the tip, but it's no longer rusting. has a little scratch on the saya. blue cotton sword bag. 1090 steel differentially clay tempered, also cryo-tempered. $300 shipped in US.