This Chinese sword Dao (刀) is hand forged and hand sharpened using old Chinese method to create a perfect blade. Fully functional and battle ready. The accessories of the sword are all authentic. This is the best Chinese sword you will find in the price range. The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel has been folded 10 times creating 1024 layers for superior strength and flexibility. The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly duri..