The Asian-style santoku knife is a precision-engineered cutting tool you can use to make delicate garnish, chop vegetables and slice meat. ; The hollowed-groove edge reduces friction so slicing requires less effort and control is increased. ; Full-tang SIGMAFORGE blade is forged to exacting standards for balance and lasting sharpness. ; Friodur ice hardened stainless steel resists corrosion and pitting while maintaining superior blade strength. ; Precision laser controlled edge results in a consistent blade angle that stays sharper longer. ; Super Bolster provides excellent weight balance and ensures safe handling. ; Patented seamless polypropylene handle is ergonomically curved for a more natural and comfortable hold. ; Handle length: 5.0; Hand washing recommended. ; Made in Germany.