The Blade is Hand Forged with 1095 & 15N20 High and Low Carbon Steel with over 200 Layers. This blade is up to 58 HRC on Rockwell Scale which determines for holding sharpness for a long period and could also be use for Tough Work. Handle is approx 4." black colored bone with two brass pins, a brass rivet and a Damascus hilt, while the clip point blade is approx 4." and has a decorative gut hook (not sharpened) , the layers make a beautiful pattern on the Bowie style blade, you will be pleased.
Damascus blades need to be well cleaned then oiled after each use, they are best not stored in the leather sheath. Very sweet knife