The ancient forging process to create Damascus steel involves repeated folding, twisting, and hammering of the metal to build extremely durable and sharp blades. This beautiful 108 layer Damascus blade features a titanium handle and frame lock construction for dependable service. The simple design ensures minimal moving parts and maintenance and optimal lock-in-place safety. Comes with its own felt sleeve and wood block box. Imported. Titanium. 6.5" open, 3.75" closed.