Buryat knives design comes from Buryatia Region of Russia, where people know how to prep the meat and do that day in and day out. Our Mongol friends like the knives for versatility, nice grind, long lived edge and easy to handle sharpening! Super tough and edge retention known 100x13M stainless blade. Non slippery Birch Bark handle, works miracles when wet, giving extra gripping power. Hunters, dealing with lots of meat appreciate the use of Big, Medium and Small Buryat knives. Knife comes with leather sheath.