This sword features a massive hilt with double wire wrap and an ivory grip. The grip does have a few chips, but nothing to detracting. The folding guard works perfectly and the lion head has one green eye and one red eye that are piercing. The blade is marked by the maker of WKC and is a fine band damascus. The blade was given a fine edge sharpening down to the tip. This sword has the look of a high end piece that seen military service and was not just a decorative piece.