Paring Knife, 3.5″ / 9cm blade, German stainless steel. Perfect for peeling and paring fruits and vegetables. 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.