From preparing sushi to chopping vegetables, there's no better all-around tool than a santoku knife. The hollow ground edge creates less friction resulting in cleaner cuts with reduced effort. Forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon stainless steel for exceptional strength. The special steel alloy that comprises the blade assures that it 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. Pebble grain sure grip handle is smooth and seamless for a comfortable grip. Carefully hand wash and towel dry. Made in Germany. Dimensions: 10 long, 1.5 wide. Weight: 3 oz.