QUESTION: Do you know about HCS 1095 damascus-steel? I couldn't find information anywhere.
It's just a relatively hard, high carbon content (0.95% carbon, hence 1095) that has been folded several times.
Depends on who makes it as to whether it is any good or not. Though the general consensus is that folded steel (Damascus) is purely cosmetic and does nothing to enhance the function of a blade made from modern steel (indeed, in most cases it actually creates more problems than anything else - especially with the cheap stuff).
Hope this helps.
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