The Zwilling 31086-143 Four Star Flexible Boning Knife is best used for cutting meat off the bone. The knife’s blade is made of high carbon stainless steel and measures 5.50 in. and has a satin finish. The handle on the knife offers a secure grip and is made of polypropylene. The knife is dishwasher safe, but it is recommended to hand wash to keep your knife in tip top shape. Made in Germany.