For the experience sword collector, Paul Chen is known as one of the best maker of affordable samurai sword. For those who have never heard of him here is a simple resume of who he is.
Paul Chen is in reality a pseudonym, his real name is Chen Chao-Po. He’s the founder of Hanwei a company whose goal is to create high quality swords at an affordable price. Most of the swords created by Hanwei are forged using the traditional methods used by ancient Japanese sword smiths.
Paul Chen Swords are amongst the most popular swords for collectors.
Hanwei specialise in the creation of Japanese swords of the Edo Period ad has recently moved on to the creation of Iaito sword (practitioners of Iaido), Chinese and European swords like:
- Viking swords
- Medieval swords
- Re-enactors swords
- and more….
If you are looking for quality swords to add to your collection i would highly recommend taking a look at some of Paul Chen Creations, the quality of these swords is by far superior to most that can be found on the market. Most swords manufactured by Hanwei are battle-ready swords, which mean they are in most cases, the real deal.