The Cold Steel 1852 Prusian Saber Sword is a sword right out of the European Renaissance period. Like typical saber swords it is a little curved in the middle which makes it very swift and fervent. The Cold Steel 1852 Prusian Saber is made of pure quality cold steel. The steel is what makes it deadly and fast. It is not very heavy in your hand but the blade has the required strength and agility to cut almost anything. It is a great tool to have for hunting purposes. The Cold Steel 1852 Prusian Saber Sword is an one handed sword.