This blade is made of folded steel (also know as pattern steel) with clay tempered, the whole process follows traditional sword technique. It's folded to 8192 layers with a nice intensive pattern on the blade. It comes in its original natural ebondy wood scabbard and handle. All parts original, pretty well-made fittings made of brass. It's a truly battle ready sword! In order to avoid getting rusted, it should not be stored in damp place nor contact with sour, salty substances.Chinese Sword "Qin..