This Replica of traditinoal Han DynastyJian/sword using T10 folded steel for blade. blade edge got very good hardness after using different hardened clay tempered method. full tang construction (blade and tang created in one piece steel) make the sword powerful and strength when you do real cutting use. the blade polished by full hand to take folded grain and hamon line out quite visible and attractive. This is full functional sword, it was extremely sharp. we upgrade fittings for this sword. original of this sword fitting(pommel) are glued on the handle(in fact, the most of Hanjian pommel still use glue on market), we upgraded the pommel with nut to fit screw on the end of the tang. complete avoid pommel come off from handle. and make the sword much stronger and safer after use it long time.