Blade Fittings - Custom made tsuba and other blade fittings by Pat Hastings. Site has a picture gallery of products and ordering information.
Blade Shark - Site for helping identify Chinese characters used on Japanese swords and fittings.
Bugei Sword Discussion Forum - Public forum with section on sword appreciation, forging, use in sports, sword philosophy, samurai culture and tameshigiri.
Chris Husar's Japanese Sword Site - Information on Japanese swords, forging, and a glossary of terminology.
Gold and Silver Sword Exhibition - A few photos of rare ancient Japanese gold and silver swords.
Information on Tsuba - Collection of articles specializing in sword hand guards (Tsuba), with bibliography, questions and answers, glossary and links.
Japan Sword Preservation Society - Nihon Token Hozon Kai (NTHK) has form for joining the organization, sword of the month exhibit, meeting schedule and links.
Japanese Art Swords - Thomas Buck has articles on saya lacquering and tsuka-maki. Saya repair and tsuka-maki services in various styles are available.
Japanese Military Reference - Provides information on WWII Japanese military swords.
Japanese Sword Book Museum - Comprehensive listing of hard to find books on Japanese swords and fittings, with pictures of covers.
Japanese Sword Books - Books translated from Japanese to English for sale to students and collectors of Japanese swords.
Japanese Sword Fittings - specializing on fittings and related accessories, contains a database of items and links to books, dvds and auctions.
Japanese Sword School - Articles on classification, taxonomy, history, appreciation, manufacture, polishing, care, use and exhibition of Japanese swords.
Japanese Sword Society of the United States - A society concerned with the study and preservation of Japanese swords (nihonto).
Japanese Swords - Collecting information. With articles on foundries, exhibitions, swordsmiths, appraisal, purchasing, maintenance and other subjects.
Japanese Swords Arms and Armor Home - Sales and information regarding antique Japanese swords.
New York Sword Club - New York Token Kai, includes information on joining the club, meetings and newsletters.
Nihonto Message Board - Discussion board for antique Japanese swords and additional information pages on authenticity, kanji and related subjects.
Nihonto Random Thoughts - Articles by Dr. Takeuchi on historical and social relevance and meaning of nihonto, its use, care and crafting.
Nihonto.ca - Includes both swords and fittings for sale, articles on swords photography, a screensaver and other useful links.
Nihonto.com Japanese Sword Website - Sword glossary, schools, events, equipment and supplies.
Nodachi - Information on japanese "big, thick" swords, with a photo gallery.
Northern California Japanese Sword Club - A non-profit organization for the study and preservation of Japanese swords, related items and arts. Meetings are held in San Francisco's Japan Town.
San Francisco Japanese Sword Society - Group for Japanese sword enthusiasts and collectors who appreciate Japanese culture, history, language, philosophy, and customs.
Satcho Japanese Sword Books - Specialists in books related to the study and appreciation of the Japanese sword as art. Both in-print and out-of-print tiles on swords, armor, and fittings.
Shoshin.com - Site on Japanese history, historical figures and accounts, women's histories, Japanese swords and appraisal, investment strategy and antique sword sales. Acrobat reader required to view much of site.
Showa Swordsmith Oshigata Database - Approximately 300 oshigata of Showa Era Japanese swords with translations.
The Story of the Japanese Sword - Demonstrates the process and techniques used to make Japanese swords.
Sword Forum International - Site relating to all areas of sword collecting and usage including articles and an active discussion forums.
The Token Society of Great Britain - An organisation in existence for over 30 years dedicated to the study and preservation of Japanese swords, fittings and armour.
Traditional Oshigata - A gallery of oshigata drawings of swords, short articles on Nihonto, a biography of the author and some links.
Tsukamaki photographs - Catalog of photographs of the Japanese Sword Society of the United States collection of handguards.
Where to see Nihonto (Japanese Sword) - List of locations housing collections of nihonto in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom and rest of Europe. Includes links to each location.