Shiro Kamo knives are produced in Takefu Knife Village by Hand and are some of the finest knives coming out from the collective. Kamo works with a variety of materials; These knives have a powdered steel SG-2 core with a very high hardness rating, SG-2 being one of the most advanced stainless steels available in knife manufacturing. The core steel is sandwhiched between layers of stainelss steel with a damascus pattern. The knife features a deep reddish brown handle made from Sandalwood. These knives are good value for those wanting a knife made from powdered steel.