Features: Multi color scale made of Walnut wood, Camel bone and bull horn with steel Bolster & pommel. Overall 13 Inches Long Santoku Knife with 7 Inches long cutting edge. 5 Inches long Handle (Including Brass Bolster) is blind with 2 silver & a Mosaic Pin. Fire pattern hand forged Damascus steel blade. Up to the standard of Kitchen knife, chef knife. Blade is made of Damascus steel by forging the 1095 and 15N20 high and low carbon steel with hundreds of layers folded. Blade has been given an excellent heat treatment to get it well hardened Hardness 56 to 58 HRC. Tips to Care Damascus knife: Damascus steel as well as 1095 high carbon steel knives are different than some other common steel knives,because of its high carbon content they can be rusted if not care properly. If you have seen rust accidently then use WD40 to remove it Never store your knife for long time in leather sheath. Leather can absorb water which will rust the knife. Always clean the blade after using and apply oil or wax (please use cooking oil on Chef Knife) before you store it, for its longer life and durability.