This knife is made by Matti Koski in Kauhava, Finland. The handle is made from curly birch with layers of reindeer antler and fiber spacers. The short blade is made of carbon steel with a Rockwell hardness of 56-58. The beautifully detailed sheath is made from dark brown vegetable tanned leather. This knife is used as a hunting knife or general purpose knife when hiking, camping or gardening.