The shaft has a very elaborate cross hatched pattern done for a more advantageous grip. It has a thick circular pommel with sterling silver crosses on each side done in high relief. The handle is in great condition and measures 7 7/8 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide. Extremely rare piece of Knights Templar memorabilia.Thank you for visiting "Dusty Treasures " and please feel free to browse through. Which will be a charge of 7% due to New Jersey state law. Please make sure to look at all pictures very closely before purchasing, as most pieces in my shop are non refundable. Most items are antique or vintage and could have usual ware from age. If there is anything you are unsure about feel free to ask, i will be happy to answer any questions. Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again real soon!!! The item "Antique 1700's sterling brass Renaissance Knights Templar dagger sword handle" is in sale since Monday, September 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Daggers". The seller is "michaelstacyart" and is located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.