Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.
Yu Kurosaki is a phenomenal young blacksmith, and the Fujin line shows off his talent.
Blade: Hand-forged san-mai R2 (SG2) with a pattern finish
Handle: Limited production octagonal Wenge with turquoise ferrule and nickel-silver alloy spacer, crafted specially for Yu Kurosaki by Joe Marone of Sugi Cutlery in North Carolina.
Kitchen knives are used to cut the ingredients in your food. Japanese kitchen knives are famous for their sharpness and edge retention.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.