The Böker Damask Olive series are elegant blades which are the result of the successful combination between different cultures. The handles are made of beautiful olive wood from the Mediterranean. This wood looks amazing and even smells like olives! The wood looks great with the damask steel blade, which has a Japanese VG10 steel core. The Japanese style come forward in the blade shapes and the absence of a forged crop. These materials and styles combined with German craftsmanship from Solingen, present you these beautiful light-weight knives.