Over 40 years ago ZWILLING J.A. Henckels revolutionized the standards for top-quality knives with the introduction of the seamless synthetic handle. This masterpiece of safety, ergonomics and comfort has become the best selling ZWILLING J.A. Henckels knife series worldwide. Each Four Star knife is forged from a single piece of steel, resulting in a sturdy, balanced, and flexible blade. The seamless transition from bolster to handle makes Four Star knives comfortable for long periods of use. Made in Germany. The ZWILLING Four Star 8" slicing knife has a long, slender blade for precise, clean slices. The ZWILLING Four Star 5" boning knife features a long, slim, thin and flexible blade designed for cutting meat off the bone as well as for separating and skinning meat, poultry or fish.