This sturdy ulu knife is made from the gorgeous Damascus Steel with a handle made from Walnut wood. The design captures the rugged yet striking personality of the Alaskan rivers and oceans. The blades are made by folding layers of steel and hammering it into a blade, with these blade having layers ranging from 196-225.These Damascus Steel blade are the strongest blades we sell andare known for their sharp, resilient edge. Each knife is made from the highest quality materials. Made by North Star Knife & Ulu.