One look and you can see the difference. One moment in your hand and you can feel the difference. Your first cut and you are converted. Perfect balance, comfortable grip. Super sharp cutting edge. Made from hand ground Japanese steel with a progressive taper, flexible, full tang blade for the optimum in control and tactile feedback. Ergonomic handle fits your hand comfortably with extended protection from safety guard. High polished blade easily cuts through bone structure, tough skin and is securely held in its technical compression sheath for storage.