This knife is beautifully made by Shiro Kamo who is one of the most well-known Master blacksmiths and knifemakers in Takefu, Echizen. Kamo works with a variety of materials; These knives have a powdered steel SG-2 core with a very high hardness rating, SG-2 being one of the most advanced stainless steels available in knife manufacturing. The core steel is sandwiched between layers of stainless steel with a Damascus pattern. This knife has 69 layers of Damascus pattern on the outer layer
with the centre core SG2 super-steel which is regarded as one of the best performing stainless steels available made by Takefu Steel Company in Japan results in extreme sharpness and long-lasting durability. The handle is made of octagonal shaped Magnolia wood and a buffalo horn collar.
Please Note: Due to the nature of handcrafting and traditional blacksmithing, each knife is unique and may have some cosmetic distortion or irregularities. This is expected and normal.
Blade Material:- SG2 Powder Steel
Layers:- 69 Layers
Handle:- Octagonal pakka wood with buffalo horn collar
Made in Japan
Blade Finish:- Matt Damascus Finish
Bunka:This shape has an edge profile similar to a Santoku but with a very pointed tip. Ideal where the tip is needed for very precise fruit and vegetable carving or piercing soft foods.Function – Multi-purpose chef knife. For Slicing, Dicing and Mincing of vegetables, meat and fish.Normal length – 160mm to 240mm.Tip: With the acutely pointed tip more care is required than a Santoku or Gyuto to avoid breaking the tip.