This handsome piece of cutlery combines modern blade hardening technology with traditional Japanese sword forging techniques. Handcrafted in Japan, every Tamahagane knife boasts 3 layers of premium stainless steel and a razor-sharp factory edge. Blade is repeatedly thinned to remove all impurities resulting in a very hard and durable stainless steel blade that's easy to use and maintain. Handle is made of sturdy, beautiful laminated wood. Hand wash only. Imported. Lifetime manufacturer's warranty.