Yes, this knife has real 14k gold leaf cast in deep purple alumilite. This one of a kind, functioning work of art has a 5.5″ blade and is 9.5″ overall making it extremely versatile. The blade is done in S35VN American made stainless steel. S35VN is a high carbon steel (1.55) and is classified as an American super steel designed for high end cutlery as it holds and edge longer. The handle is done in super durable black and purple striped G10 w/ a cherry red G10 liner. The pins are done in black linen micarta. Beautiful knife that we’ll never make again. Free shipping.