The term damascus or damascus steel refers to a material made from one or more types of steel, which, when polished or etched, shows a clear structure consisting of several alternating layers of different starting material.Today, the term damascus steel refers above all to welded composite steel, which has been produced in Europe for more than 2000 years. This steel is again popular because of its decorative pattern. Details: 8.25" (20.96cm) overall. 4.75" (12.07cm) Damascus steel clip point blade. Full tang. Lanyard hole. Natural bone and turquoise handle. Brown leather belt sheath.