Hangs off the belt vertically. The outside of the scabbard is cut away for easy knife access. Constructed of Hermann Oak Leather from their St. Louis tannery. Horsehide scabbards are made from horse butt that is tanned by Horween Leather in Chicago. Fits up to 1-1/2” belt and the scabbard accepts 4” & 4-1/8” knifes. Made in Texas, USA.