The Freemasons of the 18th and 19th centuries gave the Masonic Sword as an award of rank and merit. The engravings on the sword and scabbard displayed the symbols of the movement. This sword features a 27", polished metal blade with deluxe engraved a simulated gold cruciform handle. The royal blue scabbard is fitted with embossed simulated gold furniture. It is a work of art befitting the noble foundations of Freemasonry. The blades of Denix daggers and swords are cast from a metal alloy and cannot be sharpened, making them safe for display in family environments.