This United Cutlery Ikazuchi Gentleman's sword cane offers exquisite details not found in cheap knock offs. The 14" 1045 carbon steel blade offers 2048 layers that have been hand forged by sword masters to yield a razor-sharp, double-edged blade for maximum cutting. This superior blade has Rockwell hardness between 36-42 HRC. The inner steel is 1061 high carbon. The hardwood ball-tip cane handle offers superior support while an exquisite leather-and-ray-skin wrapped blade handle allows the blade to be wielded in comfort and style. A hidden blade-release mechanism ensures a speedy deployment of the blade in times it is needed. The entire cane is finished in a dark mahogany stain for an elegant appearance. 36.75" overall.