This knife has 32 layers of stainless steel on both sides which creates beautiful Damascus pattern on the blade. The core material is VG-10 (HR 60-61) which is high carbon stainless steel containing cobalt. VG-10 is one of the most suitable materials for a knife with excellent cutting and wear resistance.
It is finished in ‘Hamaguri’ blade; the shape has been used on a Japanese sword, which not only gives its outstanding sharpness and good edge retention but also makes it easy to re-sharpen.
By applying a special heat treatment on a knife called sub-zero heat treatment that cools to -70 ° C or lower after quenching, its hardness and toughness are increased, and a knife become to be tough enough to be not broken, not bent, well cut.
Handle material is “Micarta” which is beautiful and functional.
Micarta is a material created by applying high pressure to resin and cotton linen. Excellent on heat and water resistance, no shrinkage and expansion by temperature and humidity differences, therefore, it is an ideal high-tech material for knives.
The bolster and the blade are completely united. There is no gap between the handle and the blade to prevent from creating rust on the metal in the handle.