Wusthof has been making knives for over 190 years and each knife is made of the finest German high carbon stainless steel. Culinar accentuates the look of this steel from tip to handle. Wusthof is so proud of the steel they use they actually print the type of steel on each blade. Like all Wusthof knives, they carry a lifetime warranty against craftsmanship and materials. The 3-inch euro paring knife is the perfect knife for cutting fruits and vegetables. With its tip rounded to the cutting surface you have the perfect straight edge to make intricate cuts.