J.A. Henckels International Forged Synergy knives are a contemporary style priced at a great value. These knives are fully forged with a POM riveted handle with brushed stainless steel accents. The 8" Chef's knife is perfect for chopping and dicing. The knife handle is rocked up and down with one hand while the fingers on the other hand rest slightly on the back of the knife blade, towards the tip.