The Dalstrong Shogun Series serrated paring knife features razor sharp serrations perfectly spaced along a small narrow blade which tapers to a point. This highly versatile blade is ideal for tough-skinned fruit (such as tomatoes, oranges, lemons, limes, kiwis, avocados and more) and vegetables with soft interiors, small crusty loaves, pastries, and dried or tough meats. The blade is also suited for detailed cutting and scoring patterns and designs on surfaces of food. Hand-polishing reveals a magnificent visual pattern, Dalstrong Tsunami Rose’. The super-steel core possesses extra high carbon levels, allowing for scalpel-like sharpness with exceptionally long lasting edge retention. Each knife is hand-finished in the Honbazuke 3-step method, creating a beautiful mirror polished edge at a staggeringly acute 10 degrees per side. The Shogun Series handle is meticulously constructed of G-10 Garolite, an incredibly strong military-grade inert and non-porous fiberglass-like material. It is highly impervious to both heat and moisture with life-long durability. The carefully engineered ergonomic handle is designed for superior hand control and comfort. while simultaneously being stabilized with an engraved end-cap for agile performance. To further enhance the beauty, an intricate copper mosaic pin adorns the center rivet. A premium -quality polymer Dalstrong PerfectFit saya (sheath) with embossed Dalstrong logo and pin is included with the set to ensure your blade is carefully protected.