About Nenox S-Type Nenohi applies the skills and techniques of traditional Japanese knife crafting to Western style knives, with great attention to detail in each step of the production process. Nenox knives are made with a confidential blend of high carbon stain resistant steel, which undergoes a sub-zero manufacturing process to ensure a durable edge. Much of the process is done by hand, and all of the knives are hand inspected before they are shipped. From the high carbon stainless blades to the ergonomic design and luxurious handle, these knives are a testament to quality. Nenohi’s Nenox knives are loved and admired by chefs worldwide. About Corian The Nenox Corian handle is constructed out of Dupont Corian, which is a non-porous composite of natural minerals and resin that is heat, impact, and stain resistant. The white corian handle has a modest yet sophisticated clean look and a soft smooth texture. Purpose of Petty The petty is a convenient size for delicate work, cutting or peeling small vegetables, fruits and herbs.