"Check out the uniqueness of this Bear Cutlery 23/16"" knife made with Damascus steel. More than any other material used in knives, Damascus steel reflects the knowledge, craftsmanship and sensitivity of the bladesmith. Its 2,000 year history has always produced blades of exceptional beauty, unique coloring and hardness. No two are exactly alike and this knife is especially fine with a handle of rare, genuine India stag bone -- sure to increase in value over time. 15/8"" locking blade.23/16"" closed. 1.2 oz. Overstock. USA. Disregard box, blade is Damascus, not High Carbon 440."