This is an experiment in contrast. 15N20 sides around a 1095 core with pure nickel sheet welded into the transition zone. It looks pretty extreme.
Handle is ebony bolster and cap with .99 silver spacers around a 7,000 year old bog oak core that has been stabilized in resin under vacuum.
Overall length, about 14″
This blade was auctioned off as a benefit for freethought blogs.