Shun Cutlery’s Sora Paring Knife VB0700 is a must have in the kitchen! The knife features a 3.5 in. blade with a satin finish. Sora uses Shun’s proprietary Composite Blade technology to bring together a VG10 san mai cutting edge with a Japanese 420J stainless steel upper. The textured polymer blend handle material provides a contemporary look and secure grip and balance. Made in Japan. ? Hand sharpened 16? double-bevel blade (32? comprehensive). ? Steel: Proprietary Composite Blade Technology; VG10 san mai cutting core; Japanese 420J blade upper. ? VG10 is clad with one layer of stainless steel on each side to create the san mai edge and provide stain resistance. ? Handle: Traditional Japanese handle design in easy-care, textured TPE.