Using traditional Samurai forging techniques since the 14th century the city of Seki is the birthplace of the Miyabi brand, taking 100 steps and 42 days to create each blade. The manufacturing techniques employed produce knives with durable and precise cutting edges which is the foundation of the Miyabi brand. The Miyabi 5000MCD 67 24cm Bread Knife has a serrated edge perfect for any bread loaf, pastry, roast meat & fish. The black Ash wood handle gives a well balanced and comfortable grip with a wonderful mosaic pin providing a wonderfully aesthetic finish to a beautifully crafted blade. The Ice- hardened MC63 Micro Carbide powder steel used for the CRYODUR blade of the 24cm bread knife is embedded in 132 layers of steel to create a Damascus design. Each Bread knife has a beautifully ergonomically designed handle made from black ash wood, making it one of the most beautiful blades on the market today. Honed on both sides using the Honbazuke technique making the serrated edge making it a perfect knife for slicing and carving all meat joints, pastry dishes and all bread.