Mercer Cutlery?s premier knife series is cutlery of unparalleled quality. Fine German steel, crafted for strength, durability, and long-lasting sharpness. The rebirth of a classic with extraordinary fit, form, and function. Full tang runs entire length of handle for superior balance. Triple-riveted, ergonomically designed DelrinĀ® handle. Shortened bolster exposes full blade edge, which allows for easy resharpening. High carbon, no-stain, traditional German cutlery steel resists rust, corrosion, and discoloration. One-piece, fully forged construction. Taper-ground edge allows for added stability, easy honing, long-lasting sharpness and increased efficiency when cutting and chopping. NSF Certified.