The Messermeister Avanta steak knife is a 5" fine edge slicing and carving knife with an upswept boning tip. This upward curved tip is designed to assist in separating meat from the bone. The gradually cambered long blade is most efficient at pull cutting through boneless sections of meat. The set is constructed from German high carbon stainless steel, which creates and holds a sharper edge. This is are economical steak knife set made in China.