The average weight is 226 grams (8 oz). The handles are one inch in diameter and slightly tapered and textured for easy gripping. They are totally sealed to prevent water seepage and are dishwasher safe. The stainless steel utensils have been designed for use by persons with disabilities. The fork has short tines with rounded tips. The knife blade can be used as a rocker knife or as a regular knife. Spoon bowls are not too large. The angle of the left and right offset have been designed to minimize wrist movement. The Ergo utensils in this line compose a complete set of rocker knife, fork, teaspoon and soupspoon. The addition of the right and left grip angles further enhances our ability to solve gripping problems at meal time.