This slicer has a core of Japanese high quality steel, which means this blade will remain extremely sharp through many slices of protein before needing a touch-up. And the handle which is durable, smooth with a comfortable grip.
The length of the blade is 12 inches. The advantage of a long blade is that you can cut a slice in one motion. Perfect for cutting brisket, ham, grilled meat, turkey, salmon and other large cooked meats.