Osoraku-Zukuri style tanto. Blade forged from 1086 tool steel, traditionally heat treated and polished to show hamon. The blade is 14" long and 21" overall, at its widest, it is 1 3/8ths inches. It has fuller grooves down both sides. It has a copper habaki and shakudo seppa and is in shira saya. The tsuba is feather Damascus and the ferrule and butt cap are made from the same billet each has been fire blued. The spacers are shibuichi, a copper and silver alloy, with a 24k gold inlay. The handle is carved bloodwood. The scabbard is lacquered with a carved bloodwood throat and ossik kurigata and silk cord. The stand is also bloodwood.
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