The LamsonSharp Rosewood Forged Cutlery Series features a one-piece, forged, full tang blade made of hardened and tempered high-carbon stainless steel from Soligen, Germany. The Oiled Rosewood hadles are naturally hard and heavy, making them extremely durable, they are triple riveted with brass rivets for perfect balance and weight. The taper-ground blades are polished, hand-edged and honed. All forged knives from LamsonSharp are shipped in their own KnifeSafe, to protect the knives and the people who use them. This knife will be Sharp for Life, with the unique free factory knife sharpening program. All LamsonSharp products are proudly made in the USA and carry a lifetime warranty.