This sheath with fire steel barrel and pocket for maybe grindstone or fishing gear is made of four layers of 8oz vegetable tanned leather . The harness and the pocket can be removed and you can use harness the knife even without the pocket, it can both horizontally and vertically be worn . This sheath does not fit Kabar 1217. You can also decrease the harness and the sheath wear between the belt, thus void retention strap but the fit is such that the blade does not fall out of the sheath. Colored in black and sewn with blue thread. Completely hand made and sewn.