GLOBAL knives come out of the factory in Japan with a very sharp edge and CROMOVA 18, GLOBAL&amprsquoS unique blade material, ensures that this sharpness will be maintained longer than most other knives. However, Global knives need to be sharpened from time to time to maintain their keen edge

These sharpeners are used in the same way that traditional steels are used to sharpen other knives and are suitable for sharpening all good quality knives.&nbsp

The ceramic rod will give a finer edge if used regularly and replacements may be purchased if you break your ceramic rod.