High carbon stainless steel blades are durable and rust-resistant. Razor-sharp edge easily glides through tough ingredients. Ergonomic handle design is perfectly balanced for comfort and control. Wear-resistant, triple-rivet handle construction is built to last. NeverDull™ Technology is conveniently built into the storage block. Easy, foolproof sharpening lever prevents frustrating dull edges in seconds. Built-in sharpening wheel restores blade to superior sharpness in seconds. Modern, stainless steel block design complements any kitchen decor. Hand wash is recommended.