Diety head hilt. Intricately carved. made out of Kamagong (iron wood). Not much is known about these mysterious hilts; who or what they represent. The disc guard is made out of carabao, or water buffalo horn. The blade appears to be monosteel, made from a raspfile (notice the faint scale-like engravings on the blade). Typical of Visayan blades, it has a bevelled edge; flat on one side andchiseled on the other side. Usually denotes if the original owner is left or right handed. Scabbard style is also typical of Panay/Negros Islands; leather throat with brass bands.