Immediately you notice the stunning blue handle on this blade. It is hand carved from sheesham and carefully stained deep blue. Several brass pins hold the handle together with style. The sturdy frame is made from solid brass just like the decorative bolster. The double walled construction will not disappoint. The drop point Damascus blade has a unique random pattern with 176 blade layers that has been tempered at around 54 to 55. The Damascus consists of 1095/15N20 Alloy Steel. The chiseled spine work is exquisite.Overall Length: 8.25 Inches.