|Japanese Damascus Steel Knife made in Seki
Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife
Brand : Iseya Knives
Product Code : Japanese Damascus Steel Knife made in Seki
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Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife is made from 33 layers of steel by the traditional Japanese technology of sword blades’ making. The core of the blade is VG-10 steel, a golden standard of high-carbon stainless steel in Japan. It is enriched with molybdenum, vanadium and cobalt to make the steel superior hard and durable. That’s why Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife is so exceptionally sharp and needs to be re-sharpen less frequently than other professional chef knives. By the way, to sharpen this knife is easier than usual due to the softer sorts of the steel that cover the surface of the blade.
Iseya Knives is a professional chef knives brand by Seto Cutlery. Seto Cutlery was found in 1908 as the first company producing Western-style cutlery in Japan. The company is located in Seki city, a famous sword-making center with more than 800-years old blade-making traditions. Iseya Knives continue the most complicated traditional techniques of making knives.
Japanese word “Santoku” literally means “three virtues” or “three uses”. Santoku knife is a Japanese knife designed for three purposes at once: slicing, dicing and mincing, e.g. for vegetables, fish and meat. Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife has a straight edge and a straight dull back that curves towards the edge at the end. The knife is neither too light-weight nor too heavy, 180 g for the overall length of 30 cm. Damascus pattern is unique for every single blade and cannot be repeated. The handle is made from a black strengthen plywood that is designed to be resistant to the humidity. The blade is rub-resistant and rustproof, Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife will serve you for a long, long time. We’re proud to present Iseya Damascus Steel Santoku Knife directly from Japan at our store.
Total length: 300 mm
Blade length: 180 mm
Weight: 180 g
Material: 33-layered Damascus Steel with VG-10 steel core, strengthen plywood for handle