Messermeister Oliva Luxe knife is a luxurious forged kitchen knife line series by Messermeister. It has well shaped golden-brown handle which is made from Mediterranean olive wood and is not just one of the best looking, but also provides a secure ergonomic grip with perfect balance. The blade, bolster and tang are solid piece, hot-drop forged from a single billet of the finest German 1.4116 steel alloy and heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell of 57-58. The 15° blade's sharpening angle creates very sharp cutting edge. Oliva Luxe are superior quality knives made in the Solingen, Germany - a city also known as City of Blades. Messermeister Oliva luxe are stylish and high quality suitable for professional chefs and home cooks.