Here are names of parts of the swords.  Length are measured as below.  The curvature of a sword comes at the different location. Sometimes it comes around middle and sometimes it comes lower part of the sword. That location of the highest curvature area indicates what period of the time a particular sword was made and which local area a sword was made. It can be a important point to connoisseurs.4a Entire names of parts

 

Kissaki difference

4c length & curvature

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