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." light colored wood it has three brass pins while blade is approx 3.25" drop point, the layers make a beautiful pattern blade, you will be pleased. Blade locks up tight.
Damascus blades need to be well cleaned then oiled after each use. Very sweet and classic knife