Restore your knives' precision edges with regular monthly use of the 12-in. Diamond Sharpening Steel by J.A. Henckels. Its more durable and offers even more precision, thanks to the diamond coating. Keeps knives at their best so your prepping is easy and efficient. Made in Germany, this valuable steel tool easily sharpens the company's FRIODUR ice-hardened blades with just a few quick strokes. Diamond steel offers flat sides that catch the small particles removed from knife blade during sharpening. Handle is molded for comfort and has a loop ring for hanging.