About Global KnivesContinuing the thousand-year-old Japanese high art of sword making, Global draw upon centuries of knowledge and tradition to craft knives of the very highest quality.Hand-crafted in Yoshikin, Japan, Global use the finest CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel for their knives. Using the latest technology, this steel is ice tempered and hardened to remain razor sharp longer than any other steel, as well as resist rust, stains and corrosion. Continuing their dedication to precision and detail, each Global knife is carefully weighted, and their hollow handles filled with just the right amount of sand, to ensure perfect balance in the hand. With their unibody, seamless construction, Global knives also eliminate food and dirt traps, guaranteeing your knife remains clean.In addition to their quality construction, Global knives feature an iconic design which distinguish them from any other knife on the market. As well as being strong and functional, the stainless steel body of their knives makes for an effortlessly stylish appearance, while the dots on their handles add a minimalist look which not only feels good in the hand, but also looks good in your knife block.Through the combination of centuries of knowledge and tradition, the latest technology, and cutting edge design, Global knives appeal to professional and amateur chefs alike, meeting the most demanding of requirements.