Aiming for the ultimate cutting experience, the Shun Ken Onion 3” Paring Knife boldly displays dramatic curves optimized for power, performance, and ease. This petite, sharp blade is a highly versatile necessity for any kitchen and the perfect choice for all your detailed and intricate work. Utilize this short, compact blade for peeling, paring, coring, decorating, and trimming, in addition to chopping and mincing smaller foods such as garlic with exacting precision.
The Shun Ken Onion 3” Paring Knife has strong core of VG10 steel, supported by sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side, for an impressive total of thirty-two layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel. The Kasumi method of knife-making produces a blade that glides and slices smoothly through foods, and also leaves a lovely undulating visual effect along the blade known as suminigashi, which means “ink pattern” in Japanese. This razor-sharp blade displays notable edge retention, while its full tang presents exquisite balance and strength.
The Shun Ken Onion line of knives incorporates many design innovations to reduce strain while allowing for complete control during use. The bolster angles to extend along the back of the spine, and the handle curves to complement the arc of your palm. Merging striking beauty and unmatched ergonomics, these enhancements work to help cultivate a professional pinch grip while cutting, whether used left-handed or right.
The ebony handle of the Shun Ken Onion 3” Paring Knife is made from PakkaWood, Shun’s innovative resin-treated hardwood, and sanded and buffed to a smooth, shiny surface for unerring durability and moisture resistance. Shun fine cutlery should be hand-washed for best edge retention.
The KAI corporation has produced fine cutlery for more than one hundred years in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Ken Onion 3” Paring Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.