The LamsonSharp Ebony Forged Cutlery Series features a one-piece, forged, full tang blade made of hardened and tempered high-carbon stainless steel from Soligen, Germany. The Dymondwood® resin-infused wood handles are heat and water resistant, they are triple riveted with nickel silver rivets for perfect balance and weight. The taper-ground blades are polished, hand-edged and honed. As a special gift with your purchase, this knife will be shipped in its own KnifeSafe™. This knife will be Sharp for Life, with the unique free factory knife sharpening program. All LamsonSharp products are proudly made in the USA and carry a lifetime warranty.