This kitchen knife was forged from high carbon tungsten chromium tool steel (1.2519), smelted to high specification for the edge tool industry by a small producer in Germany, laminated by the process of forge welding in a traditional smith's hearth with historic wrought iron to form a three layer laminate (sanmai), the soft cladding supporting the steel core.
The hexagonal handle is carved from sustainably harvested Spanish olive wood.
The specifications are as follows, please read the "care and guarantee" section of this website before purchase;
Blade length: ca. 143mm
Handle length: ca. 124mm
Heel height: ca. 35mm
Spine thickness at heel: ca. 4.0mm
Spine thickness 20mm from tip: ca 1.5mm
Balance point: as pictured.