Neck Knife with Forged Scales is hand crafted to be functional and not just for looks. The Rosewood handle gives a great grip to it which feels natural when held in the hand. The knife is weighted to have a balance point just above the bolster, to better help in hunting Jobs. Remarkable workmanship on this knife! High Carbon 1080, High Tensile Steel forming over 450+ layers. We oil quench and temper to a hardness of 56-58 Rockwell C.