The blade is painted black with red flame, and is light weight for fast accurate swings. The sword comes already sharpened. The construction of the blade is unique with its aggressive false edge at the top and bottom of the blade and serrated points a the base of the blade. This 27" Full Tang Flame Blade Fantasy Ninja Sword. The blade has been constructed from 440 Stainless Steel with a serrated edge. The blade comes full tang with a cord wrap. The sheath is black nylon with a snap safety and adjustable shoulder strap.