The blade of the knife is made from the very finest German High-Carbon Molybdenum Stainless Steel. It has been hot drop forged by hand and ice tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 56 degrees. Lastly, it is polished and then sharpened by the hand.The bolster is forged to assure perfect balance and weight in the hand.The full tang is found in only the best knives. The tang offers strength and brings stability to the knife.The nickel silver rivets the POM handles to the full tang. They are fitted flush with the handle and buffed for both a smooth finish and a comfortable fit in the hand.