Our NAIFU D67 knives are made from Japan's unique Damascus 67 layered steel. Honed by hand each knife blade acquires its own unique marbled appearance. These blades give a new meaning to 'sharp' and are tempered to a high hardness rating (HRC 58-60) to give them enduring strength. (read more) Prices at least 30% less than comparable ranges from others. Save an additional 20% with our 6 and 8 piece sets. Buy with confidence - 30 day no quibble return for full refund. 10 year guarantee of materials and workmanship. Ergonomic Santoprene non-slip handle grips. Unique Japanese Damascus 67 layered steel. Excellent balance and a real pleasure to use. Use this knife for peeling, slicing, coring (husking strawberries) and mincing smaller fruits and vegetables. The benefit of a really sharp blade is most noticeable when peeling soft skinned items such as peaches or apricots. The generously sized grip aids maximum control of the blade for delicate work. For added comfort our knives have a forged bolster where the handle joins the blade.