The Gude "The Knife" is a special high quality forged knife from Gude Solingen, Germany, which stands out due to its material and manufacturing process as well as its unique appearance. The Knife is made of Damascus steel and is produced in a " combined fire-welding process" at 1200°C from several different layers of high-alloy tool steel. A total of more than 300 layers are joined together and the result is a hard yet elastic steel. This special knife gets its beautiful grain from a special etching process, the knife handle is made of elegant grenadilla wood. The handle and blade merge seamlessly into each other - crucial for safe guidance and ergonomic handling.