From the most heroic of all legend, Excalibur, King Arthur's Excalibur Series II. The sword extracted from the stone, Sculpted with Arthurian motifs and heraldic symbols and capped with King Arthur's crown. This sword is a must get for all the medieval sword lovers and Excalibur Lovers. The Damascus blade of this sword has a very eye-catching rippling water effect. This effect is created by folding 1095 steel with 15N20 steel over and over at least 400-520 times. The Rockwell Hardness rating of this steel is 58-60. The guard on this sword is made out of sturdy steel and it is decorated with red ruby like gems. The handle of this beauty also carries an intriguing design with gems imbedded into its handle. The guard on this sword has a beautiful design on it with two dragons facing opposite directions at the bottom of the guard and the middle has the Excalibur shield with three crowns on it. This Decorative sword also comes complete with a hand-tooled leather sheath.