|•||Blade construction: SG2 micro-carbide steel core- ultra fine grained steel; hard and dense|
|•||Blade design: damascus with 32-layers of nickel-stainless steel; full tang, provides strength & balance, and over-sized blade|
|•||Rockwell Hardness: 61-62; traditional Japanese blade angle- 16° (each side)|
|•||Handle construction- charcoal and crimson PakkaWood with a mosaic inlaid accent; accommodates right & left-handed users|
|•||Ideal knife to use for all cutting tasks- chopping, slicing, mincing, and dicing; the hollow-ground edge reduces friction|
|•||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 Reserve knives feature a SG2 steel core that is incredibly hard & dense. The SG2 steel also offers unmatched edge retention for an unparalleled length of time. The 32-layered Damascus ladder design is made of nickel/stainless steel. Each Shun knife provides a Japanese blade angle of 16 degrees. 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 PakkaWood charcoal & crimson western style handle with a mosiac inlaid accent. Shun offers a full assortment, so you will always find the right knife for the task. Made in Japan; Lifetime Warranty. Handwashing is recommended.