Mini Santoku Knife, 4.5″ / 11.5cm blade, German stainless steel. Ideal for mincing, chopping and scooping. Designed with blade indentations to reduce drag and minimize food from sticking to the blade. This full-tang knife features a blade and bolster made of fully forged, high-carbon, German stainless steel for superior strength, durability and balance. The curved bolster is designed to support the thumb and forefinger for a chef-style grip . The ergonomic, contoured handle is shaped for comfort and provides a safe, secure grip. Hand wash only.