The Zwilling Four Star 5 1/2 inch Prep Knife is a helpful addition to this popular JA Henkels knife style. This knife has become a favorite because it effortlessly slices fruits, veggies and bread. There's no crushing or tearing of these tasty items because of its super sharp edge that is designed to cut with precision and last long. The wedge-shaped blade and half bolster allows you to cut along the entire length of the blade. This knife blade is made from a single piece of Zwilling exclusive high carbon stainless steel. As a result, it has top quality consistency, lasting sharpness, and perfect geometry. Each knife Four Star knife by Henckels is hand sharpened, polished and laser controlled to assure the cutting edge is accurate along the full length of the blade. The blade is enhanced with a traditional 3-riveted resin handle. Made in Germany with a lifetime warranty.