Features stainless molybdenum vanadium steel with tapered grinding and stone finished blade, double bolsters for superb balance, and comfortable ergonomic, soft-grip handle. Slice and chop meat or mince vegetables. Also, use to flatten garlic bulbs or ginger. Hand wash. Never put cutlery in the dishwasher; it will dull and chip the blade. Blade measurement: 7"/18 cm.