Damascus Hunting/utility knife is hand crafted to be functional and not just for looks. Utility Knife has over 18 hrs of work into it including forging, filing, fitting, grinding, polishing. The Stag horn and walnut handle gives a great grip to it which feels natural when held in the hand. Little file work on the back side of the blade along with the indent helps with preventing hands to slip of the blade. The knife is weighted to have a balance point just above the bolster, to better help in hunting Jobs. Remarkable workmanship on this knife!