Tall bunka knife with a wide 60x210 mm blade. Weight 450 g. This kitchen knife is made from 3 layers of material: iron clad and Shirogami steel. A layer of iron on each side protecting a layer of carbon steel at the core, in a process referred to as Sanmai or forge welding. Iron and carbon steel are both susceptible to rust and must be kept dry and clean at all time’s to avoid oxidation and discolouration. Avoid Bones, Frozen foods, nuts and hard candies or anything other than fruits, vegetables and proteins. Handle: waterproof mono octagonal walnut. Ittetsu knives are handmade in Echizen city, Japan. Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.