Our Premium line of Knives are designed in the USA manufactured in dedicated offshore production facilities to assure the highest quality knife blanks. These are great. For our demanding customers we also offer 100% made in America Blank as well as Japanese made Blanks. These two Countries of origin will be notated as such in the description if not notated you can assume they are made in China or Hong Kong. The "Economy" line of Stainless and Damascus Blanks are manufactured in Pakistan. All blanks are forged, ground and heat treated so they are ready to complete with a set of scales and some pins. San Mai style is the most subtle, elegant, tightest and smoothest pattern of all laminated Damascus blades. Each grain pattern is slightly different like a finger print. Very sharp and hardened. These blades are ready for handles.
All these Damascus blades have a:
72 Folded layers of NICKEL Outer laminated to core