This special edition 5.5” santoku knife benefits the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The ceramic blade ground to microscopic precision by diamond wheels for rock-like edge with excellent sharpness retention. This will become your favorite knife for slicing of fruits, vegetables and boneless meats. The ceramic blade is totally impervious to acids, juices, oils, salts or other elements; will never rust. Lightweight, extremely balanced in the hand; ergonomic handle reduces fatigue during repetitive cutting. Hand wash only; sharpen using Kyocera electric sharpener or mail to Kyocera for free sharpening. Made in Japan by Kyocera.