These are our most affordable high-end Damascus knives. With a core of Hitachi AUS 8 steel, high-carbon stainless steel (.8% -.95%C), that has the capacity to be hardened and toughened to a high level – creating a sharp enduring edge – that is easy to regrind. The 33 layer blade is forged by a small family run factory under the expert eyes of Oda san a 4th generation blacksmith. Surgical sharpness, easy maintenance and an aesthetically appealing knife at the most accessible price.
The D-shaped handles are formed from laminated hardwood and have a stainless bolster and end cap for comfort and balance.