The Mcusta Zanmai Ripple Damascus Series features a VG-10 core with 33 layers of damascus steel. The edge is finished in Zanmai's perfect Hamaguri V-Cut form, making it incredibly sharp and the ideal structure to cut food effortlessly. The contour bolster is composed of nickel silver which features anti-bacterial and anti-rust properties. The red Pakkawood handle features an innovative octagonal twisted shape, allowing for a comfortable and secure grip with a traditional Japanese decorative pin. Handcrafted in Seki city, Japan.