This sword is as wicked as it looks! Featuring a beautiful and Sharpened high carbon steel blade with blood groove. The most eye catching part of this sword is the talon shaped Tsuba, designed to deliver blows while protecting your hands. The hardwood Handle is wrapped with black cord and Bamboo pegs are used to secure the Blade. The Saya is very Solid, constructed with Hardwood and Metal fittings. Maybe the best part, this sword includes a high quality double strap system for tactical carry on your back! 41 in. overall, 28 in. blade, 12 in handle.