Beginning with an extraordinarily hard core of VG10 steel, traditional Japanese knife-making techniques are employed to craft the Shun Classic 4.75" Steak Knife. This superbly sharp edge that slices cleanly and easily through steak with no need for serrations. Reach for this fine blade for use at any classic steak dinner, filet mignon, pork or veal chops, prime rib, and meats of all kinds.
Created utilizing the Kasumi method of making blades, the blade s strong core is reinforced with sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side. This process results in a superbly strong and sharp edge, allows the blade to more easily glide through foods during use. It also produces an eye-catching rippled pattern upon the blade, also known as suminigashi or ink pattern. The blade features a razor-sharp edge and full tang, delivering optimum strength and balance in addition to exceptional performance and splendid edge retention.
Formed into the innovative D-shape for a secure fit within your palm, the handle of the Shun Classic 4.75" Steak Knife is constructed using resin-treated hardwood that makes up the ebony-black PakkaWood. Sanded and buffed into a glossy finish, the refined, contemporary handle provides superior durability and resists moisture. For best results, Shun cutlery should be hand-washed.
For three generations the KAI corporation has been producing exemplary blades in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Classic 4.75" Steak Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty and complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.