Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! just wanted to share my new kitchen knife , a self birthday present . this is my Turkish Zirh , and its a small to med size !! 1/8 forged high carbon quite nice wide thin grind , mystery wood handle . cost me 30 turkish lira (around 12 usd ) lenght overall is 15 1/2 " blade length 11'' (about 12'' of edge ) has a great belly ! most well known for chopping cubes of meat , rocking and chopping herbs , cutting up servings of pide ( kind of thin basic pizza ) . hope you like ...... check out this one !! LOL !!