Cheese Knives - The skeletal openwork blade is essential to reduce sticking for smooth slices of soft cheeses.The etched blade surface helps prevent sticking. Use the forked tip for serving. 5.Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's Cutlery Capital of Solingen, Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets twenty first century production methods.About Wusthof Classic: Precision-forged blades of Wusthof's own high-carbon, stain-resistant steel alloy, for a lasting edge that is easy to resharpen.; Distinctive bolster prevents your hand from slipping onto the blade. Skillfully honed cutting edge. Handle is a virtually indestructible composite, buffed by hand for a smooth finish and triple-riveted to the full tang for optimum strength and balance. Precision forged from a single blank of high carbon steel. Laser-controlled and tested cutting edge. Full warranty. Dishwasher-safe, but hand-washing is recommended. Made in Solingen, Germany. - Model: 3102/14 Blade: 5 1/4 Total length: 10 1/16 Weight: 3 5/8 oz. Care Instructions No metal is completely stainless. Do not allow acidic foods (lemon, mustard, ketchup, etc.) to remain on the blade after use. This might cause some slight tarnishing. Should the blade show some signs of staining, use a non-abrasive metal polish for cleaning. The construction technique and the materials used to manufacture Wusthof knives ensure that they are dishwasher safe but we recommend that, after each use, you hand wash your knives with warm water and a little detergent, rinse carefully and dry with a towel.