Ceramic knives are sharper than steel, non-porous, lightweight, and durable. The blade of this Kuraidori 7" black ceramic chef knife will remain incredibly sharp slice after slice. It is rust proof, will never brown foods, impervious to acids and oils, and will not transfer a metallic taste or smell. With its comfort grip handle, this is simply an all-round fantastic knife. Only from Kuraidori and only at Home Hardware.