Deglon's 8-inch offset tomato knife is simply marvelous. In the 1930's jean Deglon created halfround teeth and his famous bread knife. An idea which started a trend. Thanks to a specific machining process, this knife's blade offers an extraordinary quality of cut and efficiency that is acknowledged throughout the world. It features superior balance, a high quality cutting edge, a black wood handle that's attached to the tang with 2 rivets. It has a long life cutting edge and it's dishwasher safe. Made in thiers, france, the cradle of the french knife making industry. Deglon started making their knives in thiers in 1921 and they're still there. The art of the master cutlery maker has been handed down from one Deglon generation to the next. Their products are meticulously designed and manufactured with the utmost attention to detail and precision. Deglon's utensils are useful, practical, sturdy and innovative. At Deglon, every knife is created with the utmost attention to functionality and detail; Deglon makes precise, beautiful, and reliable tools. They stand behind all of their products. Each knife comes with a life time guarantee against any fault of fabrication (within the bounds of a normal use of the tool).