Weight: 0.94 lbs (330 gr) Overall length: 10" (254mm) Blade length: 5" (127 mm) Handle length: 5" (127 mm) Blade width: 1.14" (29 mm) Blade thickness: 0.157 (4.0 mm) Hardness: Rockwell 61 (HRC). The blade for this knife is forged by over 352 Layers, 15N20 & 1095 Damascus Mixture of Steel and High carbon Steel insert into a piece of mild steel. The edge is then hardened, ground and polished razor sharp. The high amount of chromium (0.50-0.80) gives it its shiny appearance. This Damascus steel can retain its edge for a long time.After the blade is forged it is grinded by hand to the smoother shape and then heat treated and annealed to Rockwell 61 (HRC) hardness. After hardening the blade, it is etched in acid, slightly polished and sharpened to razor sharpness. This knife has a concave grind. The handle for this knife is hand shaped out of a block of stabilized Desert Ironwood, thermally treated wood that grows very slowly in the far North in Finland (Lapland).
It is oiled with a pure tung nut oil and afterwards waxed with beeswax. Leather sheath is wet formed to fit each knife individually.
The leather material is manufactured in a local tannery using the same methods and techniques that were used 100 years ago. Each sheath is custom made and hand stitched using saddle stitch and waxed linen thread.
Each knife sheath is individually custom dyed with Fiebings professional oil dyes. Afterwards, the sheath is waxed with palm leaf wax and beeswax.
To protect against moisture it is finished using acrylic leather sheen. This knife is made in Pakistan we made World best Handmade knives. Be careful of copycats, KNIFE CRAFT is the only Brand Sells Authentic Damascus Handmade Knives,, when you saw our knives listed on other Spam shops.. If you want original Products. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Custom & Handmade".The seller is "knifecraft" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.