The Samurai Katana is the strongest and best performing Japanese style blade. The use of Swedish powdered steel, used in the construction of these shinogi zukuri katana, results in outstanding quality and performance. Strength, edge holding, and beauty have all been significantly enhanced by the use of this steel along with the complex folding process. Overall length is 40″ and has a 26.5″ carbon steel blade with 4mm thickness. Handle is a 10.5″ and is red cord wrapped. Includes a metal tsuba and wood display stand.