Beautifully polished to a mirror finish, the ice-hardened blade of the Miyabi Evolution 5 ½ inch Santoku is extremely durable and corrosion resistant. Perfect for mincing, chopping and slicing fruits and vegetables, and much more. Made from revolutionary fine carbide FC61 steel, this knife offers the signature sharpness for which Japanese knives are known. The ergonomic, triple-rivet POM handle encourages fatigue-free cutting and supports both Western chopping and Asian rocking cuts. With their utmost attention to detail, skilled artisans ensure each Miyabi evolution knife is of the finest caliber. Time-tested German engineering meets Japanese craftsmanship.