This Kikuichi Gold Elite Gyuto or Western Style Chef Knife Measures 8.25" on the blade. These knives are made with a hard VG-10 stainless core which provides excellent edge retention. The damascus exterior of the blade is hand forged and provides stability, toughness and beauty to the blade. In the final step, the blade is hand hammered for a trully unique blade that will provide years of cutting pleasure. Measures 8" or 210mm on the blade.