This tanto is has been constructed from 1095 High Carbon steel in a Maru style. In accordance with Japanese tradition, the blade has been treated with a clay covering, the hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip. The blade comes full tang and sharp. The Tsuba begins with a brass one piece Habaki. Two brass Seppas secure the blade of the sword. The Tsuba is dragon design made with brass. The tsuka has very tight hinerimaki (handle wrapping) using brown synthetic ito over genuine black samega..