The blade of this katana has been constructed of forge folded steel, the blade has been hand polished using Japanese water stones. The hamon and folding lines are clearly visible. It has a longer and more pointed kissaki, the blade is full tang and very sharp. The habaki is one piece brass construction. The seppas are copper. The tsuba is solid brass that is wave design. The Tsuka is constructed of hard wood over the tang of the blade with black ito and authentic samegawa. Two bamboo mekugi secu..