Precision forged from a sinlge piece of high carbon, stainless steel. The hollow edge creates pockets of air which prevent extra thin or soft slices from sticking to the blade. Styled after the Japanese Cook´s Knife this blade is just right for preparing not only fine Asian but also Western cuisine. made of a highly durable synthetic material – Polyoxymethylene (POM) – which has a tighter molecular structure to resist fading and discoloration. Quality - Made in Solingen / Germany.