Custom Handmade Damascus Steel Knife. Damascus Steel: Modern pattern welded Damascus steel, 512 layers of hard higher carbon steels are welded to many layers of soft lower carbon steels. The pattern is designed, the blade is forged-welded, twisted, drilled, flattened, grounded, and forge-welded some more. The stack of steel is formed into a billet, and these billets or bars are then used to make a knife. The knife is profiled, ground, heat treated and finished with additional processes like etching and bluing to reveal the striking pattern. Blade is tempered & edge is fully sharpened. This is a catalog picture. You will receive the knife as shown in the picture but the blade patterns and handle material may vary slightly. Overall Length : 9.25 Inches. Blade Length : 4.25 Inches. Closed Length : 5.0 Inches.’All of our Blades are 100% hand crafted. True quality material used to form the blade. The handle materials, blade steels, Great handle fitting, exception sharp edge, nicely balanced grasp’. To maintain high quality, each knife goes through a rigorous Quality Assurance process. We value your timely payments.