Shun’s Classic Paring Knife DM0700 is a must have in the kitchen! The knife features a 3.5 in. VG-MAX steel blade with stainless damascus cladding. The D-shaped handle is made of ebony pakkawood and offers a solid grip. The knife is ideally used for peeling, trimming, coring, and much more! Made in Japan. Specifications: ? For peeling, trimming, coring, and more, it’s essential. ? Hand-sharpened 16? double-bevel blade (32? comprehensive). ? Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each side (68 total) stainless Damascus cladding. ? Handle: D-shaped ebony PakkaWood?. ? Blade Length: 3.5 in. (8.9 cm). ? Handcrafted in Japan.