|•||VG-10 steel core, Damascus clad with 32-layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel; full tang, provides strength & balance|
|•||Hammered Tsuchime finish, helps release the food from the blade easily when slicing|
|•||Rockwell Hardness: 60-61; traditional Japanese blade angle- 16° (each side)|
|•||Walnut stained PakkaWood handle accommodates right & left-handed users|
|•||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. Shun Premier knives feature a VG-10 super steel core encased with a Damascus clad 32-layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel, 16-layers on each side. The Damascus steel supports and protects the core, which provides toughness, and is stain resistant. The hammered tsuchime design acts as a hollow-ground and releases the food easily from the blade when slicing. 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 walnut stained 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.