This sword constructed from high quality Polyurethane foam with an all one piece 10mm inner core construction. Its much more durable and thicker than any other foam sword you have ever owned. It is hand painted with a plastic guard in the shape of the manji, which is the kanji for "ban" (full). The pommel sports a short broken chain dangling as the blade's tassel and replacing the cloth from its released form. This sword makes a great collectors piece or use it for conventions or costumes. Overall Length: 42.5 Inches.