The cane is well made, the details are artistic and pleasing to the eye. The clasp for the sword fits snugly and releases smoothly. The blade, is dagger in length, and unsharpened. The point of the blade would easily pierce certain objects with a little applied pressure and not much effort. For a cutting edge, however, the blade would need to be sharpened. The blade meets functional use as a short thruster, and would perform rather like a light Main Gauche being of similar length. Naturally, such an object is for decorative use, and fully meets those requirements.