Alabama Damascus Steel is hand forged in Jacksonville, AL with the aid of large air hammers.This billet is called "Alabama Buckshot ". We use (3) layers of 52100, (4) layers of 5160, (3) layers of 203E, and (3) layers of 15N20. The steel is forged out and folded 5 times to give you 416 layers. Billet is guaranteed to be free from defects. And if found to be defective, buyer will get a full refund if billet is returned within 7 days. Precision Ground. (1pc) 0.105 " Thick, 416 Layer Pattern, Damascus Billet . Measures approx. 1 " x 4-1/4 ". Widest point is 1-1/8 " and longest point is 4-1/2". Thanks for checking out my steel. Check out my other items ! Be sure to add me to your favorites list !