|•||Blade construction: SG2 micro-carbide steel core- ultra fine grained steel; hard and dense|
|•||Blade design: damascus with 32-layers of nickel silver/stainless; 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|
|•||Made in Japan, lifetime warranty; hand wash with gentle dish soap|
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 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 silver/stainless steel. 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 PakkaWood charcoal and 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.