This small Zwilling Miyabi Kaizen 3.5 inch paring knife is easy to handle for small jobs like cutting and peeling fruit. It has a beautiful Damascus pattern on the blade because it's clad with 64 layers of stainless steel. It also keeps a sharp edge for a long time because its core is made from super-hard VG10 steel. This Miyabi Kaizen paring knife is made in Seki, Japan. It comes with a lifetime guarantee from Henckels with normal use and proper care.