Serrated knives aren't just for breads, but this doesn't mean that your bagels get a reprive when you bring home the Wusthof Ikon Blackwood 5 in. Serrated Utility Knife. Perfect for slicing breads, vegetables and hard meats like salami or sausages. The tempered blade of high-carbon steel is designed to hold a superior edge during years of use. Triple-riveted to the blade is a handle of Grenadill wood, a sustainably farmed hardwood from Africa that's prized for its durability and tight, rich grain. The balance and ergonomic design of the handle make work easy and help reduce fatigue. This knife is not safe for use in the dishwasher, so we recommend hand-washing for best results.About WusthofSince their humble beginnings in 1814, the Wusthof family business has adhered to the same basic set of principles regarding their products. Their Trident logo is a representation of these principles, a symbol of form, function, and uncompromising quality. Today, Wusthof stands firm behind a strong line of products, including an assortment of more than 350 forged knives, as well as cutting boards, knife blocks, kitchen tools, and scissors, all of which are produced by dedicated workers at state-of-the-art facilities in Solingen, Germany.