This beautiful and functional parrying dagger features multiple crab claw quillons to block, trap or manipulate an opponent's blade, while its solid steel sail guard offers exceptional hand protection. The stiff 1090 high carbon steel blade is expertly heat treated and deeply blued to a rich and lustrous finish before hand-sharpening. Features an attractive wire wrapped handle that's large enough for modern fencing / HEMA gloves. Comes complete with a sturdy leather sheath with richly blued steel throat and chape. Perfect for re-enactments, Historical European Martial Arts and as a fine collectors piece.