This Samurai Katana (or Sword) is 47" overall with 27 1/2" blade. The two-tone Lotus Tsuba (guard) is detailed in blue and gold. Within the extended handle of the samurai sword is hidden a 10 1/4" hidden tanto. A tanto or knife is traditionally a Japanese sword shorter than 1 shaku in length. A shaku is approximately 1 foot or 30 cm.