|•||Blade Construction: Japanese AUS8A steel, for flexibility & toughness|
|•||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|
|•||Made in Japan, Lifetime Warranty; hand wash with gentle dish soap|
Shun pronounced "shoon" in Japanese, means- "at the peak of perfection". Each knife is handmade by skilled specialists and requires at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete one knife. The blade construction on this flexible fillet knife is made from a Japanese AUS8A steel, known for its toughness & flexibility. 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.