ESEE 6 or the Tops Silent Hero - Silent Hero all the way. The Silent Hero has a blade that matches no other along with a balanced weight. The ESEE may stand the test of time but the TSH is a great blade for the money
Pattern welded blade. Pattern welding involves taking multiple kinds of metal bars, heating and twisting them together and then forging them into a blade that has both the hard, cutting quality of the one metal and the soft, flexible quality of the other.