The Kershaw Pure Komachi II Bread Knife is an innovative and fantastic kitchen knife! It’s the perfect bread knife for slicing loaves without crushing them or opening bagels for your favorite cream cheese. It effortlessly glides thru food with the help of the bright blade coating. The blade is high carbon steel and holds an edge well. A polymer handle will ensure a positive grip. This blade should last your family forever when stored properly in its polymer sheath.