This LiuYe Dao/Willow leaf sabre which was the primary weapon in Qing Dynasty. We forged this sword using folded steel with sanmai lamination, full functional ready for real use.clay tempered hardened according to traditional method. gorgeous hamon and folded grain pretty attractive after hand polished. the fittings are made out of quality cast barss. the sword created as full tang construction, powerful and strength. the scabbard and handle material is rosewood. this is a dignified sword for collection or display.