This sword is made by wrapping 1095 high carbon steel with two folded steel on both side. forged them together so it looks there is a beautiful wave on the blade, gorgeous and charming. Because the core and edge is 1095 steel, so it is very hard and flexibility, this kind of sword is the best practical and functional production. Furthermore, the blade was hand abrasived by multiple grade abrasive stone, totally according to the ancient process, then it goes through over 12 steps hand sharpening. It is not only a high quality blade but also a good choice for valuable collection.