This fantastic damascu sword is a piece of art, with its excellent finish and dashing looks it also got a rock solid construction. Its wonderful blade is the result of hours and hours of hammer forging. The shape and the whole geometry is simply awesome. Blade of this knife was hand forged with high carbon steel layers forged into an excellent pattern. Blade is hand grinded on both sides its spine is beautifully hand file worked and has a fabulous pattern. Fantastic rock solid handle is made of a solid piece of stag horn and brass pieces with brass and fiber spacers bonded together. It has also got a fantastic huge brass hand guard to make master piece of a kind. This sword is completed with a hand sewn high quality leather sheath. It is custom made especially for this knife, Hand sewn to provide perfect fit and finish for this specific knife. Thick leather is used to give the knife extra protection from the rough and harsh environment to sheath this sheath can also be worn on belt.