The Messermeister Meridian Elité knife collection defines tradition with a triple rivet, full-exposed tang handle. These knives are one-piece, hot-drop hammer forged from a single billet of the finest German stainless steel alloy and fitted with the most durable industrial strength, ergonomic handle in the world. Meridian Elité knives are handcrafted and polished one at a time using the same techniques that have been the hallmark of fine Solingen-made cutlery that have stood the test of time. Meridian Elité knives are the authentically superior, forged and triple-riveted knives manufactured in Solingen, Germany. This unique Messermeister Meridian Elité 8" Scalloped Offset Knife is extremely versatile. You will find yourself gravitating towards this knife often. Use it for slicing bread, sandwiches, soft skinned fruits and vegetables.The offset feature of this knife provides maximum grip clearance between hand and cutting surface.