The Wakizashi is the result of a clay tempered (hardened) KOBUSE blade using folded steel and 1095 carbon steel. KOBUSE construction blade is made by the core steel and the outer steel, where the core steel is wrapped with the outer steel, the core steel is harder than the outer steel. It is fully sharpened edge blade. Two bamboo mekugi (pegs) secured the tang. Tsuka is hard wood wrapped by colorful ito and genuine white ray skin. The dragon tsuba (guard) is top quality brass, comes with matchin..