Since the 1600s, the Saladini family has been making knives in the town of Scarperia, a famed Italian center of cutlery production. The long, serrated blade of this knife is optimal for slicing crusty bread and for cutting neat slices of sandwich bread. The handle is carved from elegant, lightweight ox horn, polished to a lustrous sheen. Fully forged stainless-steel blade. Lightweight ox-horn handle is carved from the densest part of the horn for superior strength and a beautiful grain. Handle color will vary. 9" blade; 4 1/2" handle; 6 oz. Made in Italy.