a mighty warrior and healer, once led a band of outlaws that terrorized
all of Greece. She has come to regret the harm she caused and, with her
companion Gabrielle, now travels the countryside seeking adventure and
fighting the forces of evil.
With the Universal Studios Licensing
Inc., Marto has created, in Toledo Spain, the katana of the warrior
Princess called Xena.
Hand-rendered from the fiery master forges at Marto, it choreographs a
flawless dance of beauty and danger reflective of Gabrielle's stature
and grit. The hand-polished stainless steel blade -- unmistakable among
the world's most heralded swords -- follows the classic tapered lines
and gem-cut styling of the ancient katana.
subtlety of the weapon's flourishes and adornments enlarge their impact.
Hand-carved detail on the pewter-style medallion cross follows through
at the scabbard end to maintain unity. A blue as striking as Xena's eyes
bring a light touch to the diamond weave wrap on the handle and matching
braid work at mid-scabbard. Measures 38 1/2"