The Show Damascus series reflects the quality of Nenohi, but this series is slightly lighter in weight and kinder to the wallet. Nenohi is somewhat mysterious about the type of steel they use, but we do know that the hardness is around 63 HRC. They themselves describe this steel as '' A-class Damascus Stainless steel ''. So a core of high hardness, between a few matt outer layers. The rose wood handle is finished with a mosaic pin.