The Ulu is a knife that's very handy in the kitchen! The steel is a 440 c stainless, made in Alaska! Leroy Barlip III, an Alaskan Native and Tribe member, handcrafts the handle from polished caribou antler, the use of which is limited to members of the yupik or Inupiat tribe. The colors and stands vary. This knife is great for collectors of uniques pieces as well as completely usable in the kitchen. Great for fine chopping and herbs its similar to the knife Italians use called mezzaluna for their fine pesto sauce making. Approx 5"tall with stand, knife is just over 5.5"wide. Stand is Included.