Chinese Contemporary Swords – Jian and Dao

Chinese Sword Cutting Coins

Scott M. Rodell, proprietor Seven Stars designs Chinese Swords for Hanwei, Ryan Sword, and private clients. Traveling to teach Chinese Swordsmanship, students regularly asked me about quality, properly balanced swords for Chinese martial arts. After careful consideration and testing we select swords that are a good deal for the money. Seven Stars will continue to add new Chinese swords to our catalog, but we won’t just add everything we come across. Seven Stars is dedicated to only offering the finest, historically accurate Chinese jian and dao available at the best prices. Unlike many dealers, we warehouse every swords we sell here on site. So they are ready to ship as soon as orders are received. If you prefer to place your order by phone, please give us a call at: 703-303-3369. You can pay for your order by Visa or Mastercard, personal check or money order. Sincerely, Scott M. Rodell Seven Stars Trading Co.

Hanwei, Huanuo & Longchuan Forge Chinese Swords for Training & Test Cutting

The blade of each Sword is individually hand forged and polished. Jian blades are 30 to 31″ (79 cm.) long plus or minus 1/2″ and each jian on its own, without the scabbard, weights 2 lb. (.9 kg.) plus or minus 3 oz. Dao blades are 27″ long (69 cm.) plus or minus 1/2″ and each dao on its own, without the scabbard, weights 2 lb. (.9 kg.) plus or minus 3 oz. If you want a sword of slightly longer or shorter length, please include that message with your order and we will do our best to match your needs with a sword in stock.

Jian (Chinese Straight, Double Edged Swords):

The blade of every sword we offer is individually hand forged and polished. Most Jian blades are 30″ (76 cm.) long plus or minus 1/2″ and each jian on its own, without the scabbard, weights 2 lb. (.9 kg.) plus or minus 3 oz. Dao blades are 27″ long (69 cm.) plus or minus 1/2″ and each dao on its own, without the scabbard, weights 2 lb. (.9 kg.) plus or minus 3 oz. If you want a sword of slightly longer or shorter length, please include that message with your order and we will do our best to match your needs with a sword in stock.

Shen Feng Bao Jian (Chinese Straight Sword), Folded Steel Sanmai Blade, Fittings inlaid with semi-precious stones, Ray Skin Scabbard, Huanuo List Price: $1650 Our List Price: $1255

Longquan Dragon Chinese Sword, Damascus Pattern Welded Steel Blade, Huali Hardwood Scabbard Price: $649

Double Dragon Chinese Sword, Damascus Pattern Welded Steel Blade, Ebony Hardwood Scabbard $639

Qianlong Dragon Chinese Sword, Damascus Pattern Welded Steel Blade, Huali Hardwood Scabbard $669

Hanwei Cutting Jian, Designed by Scott M. Rodell, SH2429, High Carbon Steel Blade, Rosewood Scabbard ––CAS/Hanwei List Price:: $490  For a limited time: $295

Scott Rodell Cutting Dao

Hanwei Cutting Dao, Designed by Scott M. Rodell, SH24980, High Carbon Steel Blade, Rosewood Scabbard ––CAS/Hanwei List Price:: $490  For a limited time: $319.50

Hanwei Sparring Jian, Designed by Scott M. Rodell, SH2429, High Carbon Steel Blade ––CAS/Hanwei List Price:: $349 For a limited time: $239

Dao (Chinese Sabers):

Longchuan Goose Quill Dao (Chinese Saber), Folded Steel Sanmai Blade, Hardwoord Scabbard Our List Price: $575

Qianlong Imperial Dao (Chinese Saber), CDHC, Folded Steel Sanmai Blade, Shark Skin Scabbard Huanuo List Price: $5000 Our List Price: $2995

Miao Dao (Chinese Sprout Saber), Forged 5160 High Carbon Blade, Leather Wrapped Handle, Steel Fittings: Hanwei $709 Our List Price: $599

Oxtail Dao (Chinese Saber), SH1011, High Carbon Steel Blade, Brass Fittings, Wood Scabbard, Hanwei List Price $275,  Our List Price: $179.99

Hanwei Practical Dao (Chinese Saber), High Carbon Steel Blade, Cord Wrapped Grip, Steel Fittings: Hanwei $250 Our List Price: $185

Manchu Prince Dao (Chinese Saber), Folded Steel Sanmai Blade, Shark Skin Covered Scabbard, Brass Fittings with Gold Gilding Price: Huanuo $1200 Our List Price: $895


Sword Carry Bags

These Sword Cases are designed for the martial artist who long swords to and from practice, but they are equally at home with any sheathed swords less than 50″ long. They are available in medium and large sizes. The cases are in a black, heavy-duty fabric with leather reinforcing. A shoulder strap and carrying handle provide traveling convenience. Each case has two zippered inside compartments for swords and an outer compartment for maintenance supplies. These cases are perfect for those who travel frequently with their swords across country or across town.

Medium Sword Bag

Overall Length: 54 1/4″

Width: 8 1/2″

CAS/Hanwei List Price: $90

Our List Price: $72


Large Sword Bag

Overall Length: 54 1/4″

Width: 10″

CAS/Hanwei List Price: $102

Our List Price: $81