If blades lose their sharpness over time, use the ceramic sharpening steel. Knives and scissor blades can be sharpened on the steel in no time. The ceramic steel sharpens gently, so it protects the knife’s edge. This knife sharpener is a reliable, quite shock sensitive accessory for the kitchen. Hold the sharpening steel securely by its gently curving, black handle, while drawing the blades across it. The widened, chrome-coloured bolster at the join with the blade serves both as a finger protection and provides perfect balance. At the end of the handle there is a hole for hanging it up. The ceramic sharpening offers a combination of grindstone and sharpening steel: It wears only a little material from the knife’s blades and has a small raised ridge. This knife sharpener is suitable even for sensitive blades. The ZWILLING sharpening steel is a reliable tool which ensures your kitchen knives regain their sharpness and are fully operational again.