Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. This paring knife features the distinctive "sheep's foot" blade shape, an excellent choice for making fine, straight mincing cuts and for peeling and trimming. Blade is stamped of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced. 4"-long blade. Made in Japan.