The Vertu Ascent Ti Damascus Steel is the latest Ascent Ti and is made using century old steel forging techniques. The Damascus Steel Ascent Ti is made using an ancient steel forging method which consists of continuous folding and hammer-forging to improve the strength and hardness of the metal. This method was used to create blades including the Japanese Samurai, Franconian and Indian Wootz swords during different periods of time in history. The Vertu Ascent Ti Damascus Steel features a swirl design which has been etched by hand meaning every phone is unique. Only one hundred will be made with only one of each going to the worlds most important Vertu stores.