The Dragon 2.5" Birds Beak knife is ideal for intricate cutting and detail work, or for cutting or peeling round fruits or vegetables. . Dragon is constructed of¾3mm thick nitrogen-enriched American BD1N steel, hardened to a Rockwell hardness of 63. This extremely robust one-piece construction features extreme sharpness and edge retention. The handle is made of FDA approved black Micarta with three stainless steel rivets. The end-cap of the handle is made of 18/10 stainless steel, which provides outstanding stability and balance. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan from American BD1N steel with a limited lifetime warranty.