The Ancient Sword of China, The Goujian Swords was linked to The Kings of Yue (an ancient Northern Chinese State, dating to The 1st Century BC). Discovered in 1965 by accident, The Sword is dated to 510 BC. The unusual properties of The Sword, is that it does not tranish and is unusually sharp for a bladed weapon MANY Centuries old. The Goujian Sword is 22-inches long and 3-inches wide. The overall construction is Copper with Gold inlays and precious stones. It's unusual Scabbard is near ''airtight'' when the Blade is sheathed. Said to have been possessed by all 9 Kings of The Yue, it is said that their Kingdom will ''come again'' when the rightful Heir to the Throne of Yue takes possession of The Goujian Sword. The Blade is on display in China.