Tojiro DP series features a full-tang and 3-ply clad construction with a core of VG-10 super steel encased by two layers of highly rigid and rust resistant stainless steel. This formula of steel results in a 60 Rockwell Hardness, and provides a 9 to 12 degree blade angle for scalpel-like sharpness. The bolster offers optimum balance and weight complimented by a triple-riveted wood and resin durable handle. Every knife is meticulously hand finished by a artisan craftsmen. The Tojiro DP series offers a large selection of blade shapes and sizes to cover all your Asian & Western culinary tasks. Made in Japan. Lifetime Warranty.