Kasumi Titanium knives feature a titanium coating for the ultimate in stain resistance and durability. The blade is manufactured in Molybdenum Vanadium steel with 3 colors of Titanium coating, a material affording the sharpest edge possible by the combination of steel and Titanium. The outstanding edge of the Kasumi Titanium coated blades has been achieves by combing the best of advanced technology with the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of the craftsmen making these professional kitchen knives. Their skills have been cultivated in the traditional Japanese techniques of sword making, handed down from generation to generation for over 780 years in the capital swords and knives. Made in Seki, Japan.