In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wusthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. Chopping through thick meat, bone and tendons demands the heavyweight, well-balanced blade of a cleaver. Stamped blade is made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability. Triple-riveted high-impact plastic handle provides a secure, comfortable grip. 8"-long blade; 4 /34"-long handle; 12.5 oz.. Made in Germany.