Jitte Jutte 十手 Japanese Samurai Edo police weapon ninja jutsu keychain accessory strap
In ancient Japan, this two pronged baton was used by retainers in situations where swords were prohibited. The Jutte/Jitte (十手 literally "ten hands") was used to block knife/sword strikes, hit opponents with the shaft and to trap oncoming sword strikes between the shaft and prong by twisting the jutte. The jutte is also sometimes referred to as the 'sword breaker' as in the hands of a master it is possible to not only trap but also to break a sword blade (though this requires great strength and extensive understanding of both the jutte and the sword).
You can use this Jitte as a keychain or attach it as an accessory to your bag.
Absolutely cool item - it would make a unique gift! If any of your friends is interested in Japan, they're sure to love this as a present!
Size (Cm): approx. 7.6cm
Main material: Steel, chrome-plated
Designed in Japan
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