Slicing a crusty loaf of bread is a simple job for this beautifully made Japanese knife. Its stainless-steel blade has sharp, serrated edges that glide quickly and neatly through even the crispiest crusts. Stamped blade is stamped of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.