The Modern Burgundy Shirasaya Katana is constructed of 1090 carbon steel that has been clay tempered. The tsuka (handle) and the saya (scabbard) on this Shirasaya are wooden with a burgundy finish meeting in perfect symmetry. The sword is full tang and double pegged. If you look closely to the tsuka you can see both pegs. Included is a sword bag. Overall length is 41 inches.