This slicing knife is long and narrow in shape and is perfectly suited for slicing everything from meats, to cakes, to sandwiches, and more. The slicer has a round tip that improves the meat separation. The Victorinox slicing knife is designed to precisely cut smaller and thinner slices of meat, made possible by increased flexibility. A lot of chefs find them better suited to slice hams, roasts, and fish. The slicer features a beautiful and authentic rosewood handle that is well balanced, high quality, and lightweight. The slicing knife has an extremely sharp European stainless steel blade that has been a hallmark of Victorinox Swiss Army cutlery for over 130 years. The 10" blade slicer comes in a gift box and has a lifetime warranty.