This knife is a one of a kind full sized chef knife that is a functioning work of art. The blade is 8.5″ of S35VN American made stainless steel. S35VN is a high carbon steel (1.55) and is classified as an American super steel designed for high end cutlery as it holds and edge longer. The total length of the knife is 13.5″. The handle is done in recycled coffee bag burlap micarta and the bolsters are done in solid brass w/ a black G10 stripe between them. The pins are solid brass. This is an heirloom chef knife perfect for the family turkey. Ready to ship. Free shipping.