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Steel Type: VG-10/17 Layers Damascus
Handle: Mahogany Wood
Saya cover Material: Magnolia Wood/Covered with Urushi-Lacquered using techniques ‘ishime-nuri’ (powdered lacquer surface to produce a coarse finish)
This kitchen knife is a masterpiece that has been manufactured with the utilization of Sakai Hamono’s knife making tradition. This Persian Damascus steel blade has 17 layers of soft, stainless. The Damascus blade has been used for the outer blade and the toughest V Gold-10 steel is sandwiched for the core blade. The “hammer eye” embellishment has been integrated into the design to reflect the beauty of traditional Damascus blades.
The Kiritsuke-Yanagiba style is effective at cutting fish and is used to make Sashimi and Sushi. The handles on these knives are hand crafted out of desert ironwood, which is water resistant and beautifully grained.
VG-10 is easy to care for and easy to sharpen steel with an impressive Rockwell hardness of HRC60. Any knife in this collection is a delight to see on your rack and a pleasure to use as they glide effortlessly through food. Be prepared for compliments. Our most popular and affordable gift of excellence for foodies and pro chefs alike. The Hammered Damascus are an immediate star on any knife rack. You will be thrilled when you get yours. We will guarantee it.
The Yanagi knife is a long slicing knife that was designed to slice thin slices of fish for sushi and sashimi. The length and shape of the blade allows it to slice through an ingredient in long uninterrupted strokes, preserving the ingredient’s freshness and integrity.
270mm, 270mm with saya-cover add $50, 300mm, 300mm with saya-cover add $50