This United Cutlery Rurousha Gentleman's sword cane offers exquisite details not found in cheap knock offs. The 23" 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 hook cane handle offers superior support while a leather 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. 38 1/2" ov. Disclaimer: Please note due to recent manufacturing issues we do not recommend this cane be used for body support as the structure is not strong enough to withstand extreme force or weight.