With a cushioned Tsuka of scales rather than ray skin and wrapped in black the comfortable grip on this Dragon Scale Japanese Short Sword youre sure to hit your mark! The stainless steel blade is finished in a black textured protectant with lined indentations along the length. A double ring Musahi tsuba or guard protects your hand from sliding during battle. This lightweight blade will sing through the air and the metal pommel or Kashira is strong if needed to crack a skull or two along the way. The Dragon Scale Japanese Short Sword will look great as part of your collection and you can trust it will be there if needed for defense. Overall length is 25 Inches.