Honed and hand-finished by skilled artisans, this chef's knife is the model of safety, ergonomics, and comfort. With a seamless transition from bolster to handle, it's comfortable to use for long periods of time. The bolster provides the right balance while acting as a safe finger guard. Manufactured in Germany. Forged from a single piece of special formula high carbon steel. Ice-hardened blade starts sharper, stays sharper longer, and has superior resilience. Precision-honed blade and laser-controlled edge ensures ideal cutting angle for sharpness and durability. Ergonomic polypropylene handle is permanently bonded for seamless accuracy. Edge angle of 15 degrees per side. 7.09" blade.