The CLASSIC 9 Bread Knife from Wusthof® easily slices through crusty loaves without compressing the delicate interior. The distinctive ergonomic handle of the CLASSIC IKON series gives the knives a flowing aesthetic while providing a comfortable grip. Forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon stainless steel for exceptional strength. The blade is comprised of a special steel alloy that is exceptionally sharp and has a long-lasting, easily restorable edge. The bolster provides heft and balance as well as a finger guard for safety and comfort. Full tang construction from the bolster through the back of the handle for a solid feel and confident control. Riveted synthetic handle is smooth and seamless for a comfortable grip. Attention to details include a ground and polished spine with an etching of the steel formula and trident logo. Carefully hand wash and towel dry. Blade length: 9.0 Blade width: 1.25 Handle length: 5.0 Weight:6.4 oz. Made in Germany.