CLASSIC IKON knives feature a distinctive double bolster design for professional-style heft exceptional balance and beauty. The handle is made of a highly durable synthetic material Polyoxymethylene (POM) which has a tighter molecular structure to resist fading and discoloration. The elegant shape of the handle is designed for a comfortable grip. The WSTHOF CLASSIC IKON 5-inch Hollow Edge Nakiri (model 4187-7/13) a full tang Nakiri knife precision-forged from a single piece of high-carbon stain-free steel perfect for mincing slicing and dicing vegetables. Designed with a 10-degree cutting angle and features a long straight edge ideal for slicing thinner cuts of vegetables for a stir-fry or marinated salad. The hollow edge is crafted with evenly spaced vertical indentations to create small air pockets between the blade and food to reduce friction and drag.