|•||Blade Construction: VG-MAX steel core, encased with 32-layer Damascus stainless steel|
|•||Rockwell Hardness 60-61|
|•||Traditional Japanese blade angle: 16° (each side). Full tang, provides strength & balance|
|•||D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handle, is strong, durable and resists moisture|
|•||Designed for all cutting tasks such as chopping, slicing, mincing, dicing and more|
|•||Made in Japan, Lifetime Warranty; hand wash with gentle dish soap|
The Shun Classic Kiritsuke Knife is ideal for cutting thin slices, julienne slices, dicing, chopping, slicing meats and more. Shun pronounced "shoon" in Japanese, also known as "at the peak of perfection". Each knife is handmade by skilled specialists and requires at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete one knife. Shun Classic knives feature a VG-MAX super steel core encased with 32-layers of Damascus stainless steel (16-layers on each side). The Damascus steel supports and protects the core, which provides toughness, and is stain resistant. Each Shun knife provides a Japanese blade angle of 16°. You will enjoy the ease of cutting the thinnest slices without bruising or tearing the most delicate foods while prepping; this ensures the ingredients to stay intact, retain flavor, and stay fresh. The blade is complimented by a D-shaped traditional Japanese handle, made out of ebony PakkaWood. Shun offers a full assortment, so you will always find the right knife for the task. Made in Japan; Lifetime Warranty. Handwashing is recommended.