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Body and Soul: An Interview with Master Swordsmith Miyairi Norihiro

Japanese swords are admired throughout the world for their legendary quality and long tradition of craftsmanship. For centuries the symbol of samurai honor and authority, their appeal is as powerful as ever. We visit one of Japan’s leading swordsmiths to learn more about the timeless magic of the Japanese sword.
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Craftsman Robert Soanes: Restorer of Samurai ArmorTony McNicol

Englishman Robert Soanes specializes in the restoration and conservation of samurai armor, swords, and other Japanese antiques. Nippon.com visited him at his home in the English seaside resort of Brighton.
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