Ten sturdy stainless steel wires are attached to the smooth, turned and lacquered birch hardwood handle of the 14-Inch Best Piano Wire Balloon Whip (Whisk). A hermetic epoxy seal joins the wires to the handle. The balloon whip is designed to efficiently aerate egg whites, meringues and heavy cream. Best whips and whisks are designed for optimum stirring, mixing and blending. Each whips wire length is balanced with its handle and grip dimensions for effortless and efficient use. Best wire whips and whisks are handcrafted in Portland, Oregon. Best offers the same commercial quality kitchen utensils used by America's finest Chefs. For four decades, Best has built a reputation for quality as a leading manufacturer and supplier to the restaurant industry. Now you too can work with the same tools used by professionals. Best's reputation is backed by an unconditional guarantee. Made in the USA.