The hardened and sharpened blade of this operational sword is flexible like its historical paragon and with obvious appreciation for detail features a premium hilt with stainless steel hardware, giving the sword an enthusiastic following with is harmonious and exceedingly refined appeal. The authenticity of this refined edged weapon immediately captures the imagination, while the premium craftsmanship of each copy gives the middle-ages new life. The Medieval Sword is shipped with an accurately fitted authentic sheath with stainless steel hardware. One does not necessarily have to draw a sword from a rock to feel like a king! This one-handed sword has a straight, plain cross-guard and rounded stainless steel pommel. The cord and leather-wrapped handle has a very pleasant feel. The fuller reaches almost from the blade heel to the sword tip, endowing the sword with authenticity and class. Made from non-stainless 1060 carbon steel.