The swords, with their distinctive wavy pattern, were not only more flexible and robust, but also remained sharp for much longer.
Once the secret was unveiled, they realized that they had a responsibility. They forged neither weapon nor munitions, but instead devoted themselves to hospitality. WMF has been producing perfect knives ever since.
Producing blades using the traditional Damascus steel forging technique can take several days per knife. During the process, the entire blade is shaped using a mechanical forging hammer until each individual knife is perfect.
The reputation and history of Damascus steel have given rise to many different legends, such as the blade’s ability to cut a silk scarf in half with the merest touch of the sword.