Rob Thomas Damascus LLC produces the world’s finest Damascus steel. What is Damascus Steel? In basic terms, Damascus steel is a steel that has a visible pattern on it. The pattern that you see is not just superficially on the surface of the steel, but goes throughout the entire thickness of it. The pattern, is a direct result of both the hot forging process and the alloy materials used in its composition. The images below show the process, from start to finish, of our unique and time-intensive way of making the best Damascus steel on the planet.