This sword will strike you like a viper! The snakelike skin covering on the hilt and scabbard will make you feel like you have a live rattler in your hand! Measuring 39 5/8" in length, this katana features a 25 7/8" stainless steel blade with a black anodized finish. The hardwood handle provides a tight grip and the cast metal guard and pommel sport a brass finish. This sword includes a coordinating scabbard accented with a brass chain. Sleek, threatening, deadly...can you handle this blade? Try it out...you won’t regret it!