A Kimono and an Obi have many things with a family cost of arms as a motif.
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Hamon (from Japanese, literally "blade pattern") is a visual effect created on the blade by the hardening process. The hamon is the outline of the hardened zone (yakiba) which contains the cutting edge (ha). Blades made in this manner are known as differentially hardened. This difference in hardeness results from clay being applied on the blade prior the cooling process (quenching).
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Nim's Blade. It seems to glow with a deathly cold. Forged in the river Styx, it has gained the properties to absorb a mobsters essence after crystallizing them in a blanket of ice
if I could be anything I would be a katana because it can cut through anything
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