LamsonSharp Clam Knife with a walnut wood handle. LamsonSharp Pro Walnut Kitchen Necessities stamped kitchen utensils and cutlery feature walnut wood handles with brass rivets that are unusually hard and durable. The natural color of the walnut wood may vary from tool to tool. The blades are either one-piece full tang or half-tang, made from hardened and tempered high-carbon stainless steel from Solingen, Germany. LamsonSharp clam knife is designed to wedge and slice. It works well with most types of clams, including cherry-stone and little-neck. It's sharp cutting edge will slip through the closed shells and it's width is designed to be twisted in order to spread the two shells apart. All LamsonSharp knives are covered under the Sharp For Life program. All LamsonSharp knife owners can have their knives sharpened by the craftsmen who made them, for life. Lamson & Goodnow, the makers of LamsonSharp knives, have been handcrafting cutlery since 1837 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. Lifetime warranty. Made in the USA.