Serrated Knives - Cleanly slice through hard-crusted breads with ease. Designed with extra serrations inside traditional serrations, the ultra-sharp blade of the Wusthof Grand Prix II Double Serrated 9" Bread Knife "grabs" hard crusts. Effortlessly slicing through large, round artisan loaves to layered cakes without tearing the delicate interiors, the 9" bread knife is a kitchen and entertaining favorite. The Wusthof Grand Prix II bread knife is precision forged from a single piece of specially tempered high-carbon, stain-resistant steel for exceptional strength, then skillfully honed by hand to razor sharpness. New Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) has increased sharpness by 20% with twice the edge retention. Perfectly balanced for effortless cutting of baguettes to frozen desserts, the Wusthof bread knife features a signature bolster/finger guard and a full-tang ergonomic, synthetic handle for a comfortable, slip-resistant grip. Handmade in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is - Specifications Made in Germany Material: high-carbon stainless-steel; synthetic polymer Model: 4167/23 Size: 9"L blade (14"L with handle) Weight: 6 oz. Use and Care Your Wusthof Grand Prix II bread knife should be hand washed. Simply wipe the knife clean with a wet cloth and dishwashing detergent. Rinse thoroughly and dry immediately. Dry from the knife handle toward the blade. To prevent slight tarnishing, be sure to remove acidic foods (lemon, mustard, ketchup, etc.) from the blades after use. If blade should show some signs of staining, clean with a nonabrasive metal polish. To maintain the knife's cutting edge, sharpen as needed using a honing steel, handheld sharpener, or Wusthof's new PEtec electric sharpener. It is best to store your 9" bread knife in a knife block or in-drawer knife tray.