The Royal Warrior katana symbolizes the top quality sword making for which Shinwa is renowned! This sword measures 41 1/2" overall, and offers a 27 3/8" blade that has been hand forged and heat treated using solid Damascus steel and is built to perform with a razor sharp edge. The hardwood handle is wrapped tightly using black nylon cord to give a superior grip when wielding this sword. The tsuba and pommel offer unique Oriental styling to give this weapon a distinctive look. This item includes a solid black lacquer finished hardwood scabbard.