This paring knife is hand crafted from AEB-L stainless steel that has been heat and cryogenically treated and to 61 HRC. The handle is a made from Cocobolo with black and yellow liners with brass pins. The blade is finished with a belt satin and is shaving sharp. A great addition to any kitchen and a fantastic gift for the chef or foodie in your life. Pick this versitile knife up today!