Damascus steel is made of several steel types as well as slices of iron that are welded together to form a billet or bar stock. Its designs are of the most unique for custom knives and sword making. This type of steel, also known as Wootz steel, originated from the East known for its durable yet flexible qualities. The Damascus steel is a selection that is desirable by knife makers and collectors alike in styles including Carbon Damascus,Stainless Damascus,Tri-Color Damascus, and Damasteel. Each style has its own unique feature suitable for a variety of applications.