Bowie knives were designed as fighting knives. This knife is more a work of art with its leather-stacked handle with white-tail deer antler spacer and a brass pommel and brass guard. The steel is cut from 440C stainless, the best knife-blade steel available. The steel has been hardened and tempured to the optimum hardness and flexibility for this steel to ensure life-long durability and edge holding. Available for custom orders.