The Al Mar All Stainless Steel Ultra-Chef Knives are contemporary in design and state-of-the-art in performance. The one-piece ergonomic, hollow, all stainless steel handles are not only visually stunning and perfectly balanced, they are also impervious to just about everything found in todays kitchen environments. Each blade is 33 layers of stainless steel with the center cutting layer made of VG-10 Cobalt stainless steel which is heat treated to a Rockwell c-scale hardness of 60-62 (AM-SCB is 420J Stainless Steel). Strong and light in weight, the All Stainless Steel Ultra-Chef Knives are hand sharpened to an incredible edge and each knife is individually gift-boxed. Weight: 4.90 oz. Handle Material: Stainless Steel with finger grooves for comfortable and steady grip. Blade Steel: VG-10 Damascus with Al Mar logo. Overall Length: 9 1/2" Blade Length: 4 7/8" Beautifully presented in a White/Gray gift box. Made in Japan.