This knife is hand crafted from one half of a standard horseshoe. Shoe is hammered to desired length. It is the ground to exact shape and finished with a hollow ground edge. Approx. overall length is 6 1/2″ – 7″. Due to carbon content the knife is prone to rusting… we suggest you clean and oil after each use. Blade shape and length will vary with each knife. Quality leather sheath is included.