This is one solid wooden construction sword from top to bottom. The cross-guard is a stylized cat's head, with two triangles on the top half curving into ear-points and the bottom half tapering down into a single point. The blade is made from wood, painted in silver followed by the wooden handle wrapped with nylon cord. The scabbard is all wood with a black high gloss lacquer finish with a brown bull horn knot. This sword is perfect for cosplay, conventions or just plain pretending. Specifications: Overall Length: 39.5" Blade Length: 27" Handle Length: 10"