The R.H. Forschner collection has grown in size and stature since its name was first carved in steel in 1855. Historically a premier choice of culinary professionals, it is still preferred by professionals today. Renowned for its extremely sharp, Swiss made, steel blades from Victorinox, R.H. Forschner provides professionals in food processing and preparation with superior quality, value-priced cutlery that enhances performance and increases productivity. R.H. Forschner's extensive series of fishing knives are utilized worldwide in the commercial fishing industry. PARING KNIVES come in various styles, each with a particular function: Bird's Beak - for peeling any round fruit or vegetable with minimal effort. Wavy Edge - use to cut a crust or skin with a soft inside. Perfect for tomatoes. Chef's - use as a miniature cook's knife. Sheep's Foot - this unique parer has a straight cutting blade. Wavy Edge - use to cut a crust or skin with a soft inside. Perfect for tomatoes.