This is a sword right out of Japanese legend and you will find it to be an impressive replica of the original, which was given by a king of a Korean province as a gift to a king of a Japanese province. This historical sword is an illustration of the art of swordsmithing inherent in Korea, at the time of its crafting. The Seven Branched Fantasy Sword has the signature many branched blade and that has been constructed of high carbon steel. The blade is 28 1/2" in length and has been polished. The handle is white lacquered hardwood with metal alloy fittings. This incredible sword is 40 1/2" in overall length.