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8.25" Gyuto made of #2 white steel clad in damascus with a kurouchi finish. Wedge grind.
The handle is rosewood and ebony, but round instead of octagonal.
Han-forged by master Anryu san's head blacksmith Ikeda san, these offer more beauty and performance for the money than most knives on the market.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.