This is a unique piece by Stephan. Ladder damascus 240mm Gyuto. The handle is made from curly Koa with maple burl ferrule. Stephan is an ABS Apprentice blade-smith and Vice President of the Georgia Knifemakers Guild. He has been making knives since 2004 and is now a full-time knifemaker, working exclusively with High Carbon tool steels such as W2 and 1095 with Hamon or 52100. He works to ensure that every piece is both artistic and functional. This knife is made with 52100 steel and has a really nice stabilized redwood burl with nickle silver spacer and koa ferrule. It also includes a saya.