Experience Chikara in the balance, precision and durability of this exquisite cutlery series. Chikara Series blades are forged from Japanese 420J2 Stainless Steel that is known for its stain and rust resistance, strength and ability to hold and retain an incredibly sharp edge. The Chef's knife is one of the most used kitchen knives and can be used for everything from chopping to slicing fruits and vegetables. Our chef's knives have a broad blade that curves upward towards the tip to allow the knife to rock for fine mincing. Our 6" Cleaver, used by professional chiefs and butchers for chopping meat and large vegetables.The knife's broad side can also be used for crushing items like garlic during food preparation.