32 layers of Damascus stainless steel. These are difficult to find and this is in great shape. Have only used it a few times.The item "Shun Ken Onion DM-500 8 Inch Chefs Knife" is in sale since Thursday, March 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "chwieni-0" and is located in Ooltewah, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.