This Shun Cutlery SWT0718 Kanso Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife is a must have for the kitchen! The knife features a 7 in. AUS10A high carbon, vanadium stainless steel blade. The heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look. The handle is made of contoured tagayasan or wenge wood and offers a firm grip. Handcrafted in Japan.