The blade is tempered & edge is fully sharpened. It is widely used in Jewelry items like Rings.'All of our knives are 100% handcrafted. True quality material used to form the blade. The handle materials, blade steels, and leather sheaths are made professionally with no expense spared.Great handle fitting, exception sharp edge, nicely balanced grasp'. Damascus Steel (1095 / 15N20). 100% pure Top Quality Sheep Leather Sheath. Our Tools are very sharp so open and use them very carefully. We are not responsible for any injuries associated with the use of our tools Tips to Care Damascus Knives. We will resolve all issues as quickly as possible. We will not sell our products to anyone under the age of 18. NEVER STORE YOUR KNIFE/SWORD FOR LONG TIME IN LEATHER SHEATH. LEATHER CAN ABSORB WATER, WHICH WILL RUST THE KNIFE. ALWAYS CLEAN THE BLADE AFTER USING WITH OIL OR WA.