This bread knife is perfect for slicing bread, cutting tomatoes, and helping out in the kitchen for nearly anything. Each part of the knife is designed to perform a different task. Each knife handle is unique and made from beautiful, Italian olive wood. No two handles are the identical, making these knives truly boutique and one-of-a-kind. The 9" serrated blade is fully forged and part of Messermeister's Olivia Elite collection. Hand wash only. Made by Messermeister in Germany.