The Zwilling 38408-143 Pro 5.5 in. Hollow Edge Santoku Knife is designed by Matteo Thun in Italy and features a high carbon stainless steel blade. The blade on the knife is 5.5 in. and has a satin finish. The traditional three rivet handle measures 5.00 in. and has a comfortable grip. The knife is ideal for preparing meat, fish, and vegetables. The knife is dishwasher safe, but it is recommended to hand wash to keep your knife in tip top shape! Made in Germany.