The mythical dragon has captured the imagination of man for centuries.Asian folklore casts them as benign creatures, man's allies in a hostile world,or as symbols of imperial Chinese power, used as motifs on palace walls, and on soldier's breastplates. In the west, they were known to be fierce adversaries, fire breathing, clever beasts who rained destruction and leveled villages. The brave knight who slew one could return to his village after winning the hand of the fetching fair maiden he saved from the dragon's wrath. Legends aside, a dragon is a powerful creature possessed of extraordinary physical attributes, which command respect across the board. It is for this reason Cold Steel has chosen to use the dragon as the inspiration for our latest walking stick. It is modeled after an intricately carved Dragon Stick from our President,Lynn C. Thompson's collection and is reproduced using expensive, hand engraved injection molds. The detailing is astonishing, with scales running the full length of the undulating shaft, and a fearsome face with snarling fangs, it is an imposing stick you'll be proud to be seen with on almost any occasion. It is fashioned, like many of our other walking sticks, from the highest grade of high impact Polypropylene available,assuring its imperviousness to the elements and guaranteeing it is virtually indestructible. Black in color and sinuous in shape and form, it offers light to medium support and a number of grip options making it unusually suitable as an aid to balance as well as a powerful ally inan emergency self defense situation. Features: - Reproduced using expensive, hand engraved injection molds - Detailing is astonishing, with scales running the full length of the undulating shaft - Fearsome face with snarling fangs - Made from the highest grade of high impact Polypropylene available - Virtually indestructible - Offers light to medium support, suitable as an aid to balance - Powerful ally in an emergency self defense situation Specifications: - Color: Black - Weight: 36 oz. - Head: 4 5/8" - Overall: 39"