This is an amazing piece of art, absolutely stunning as it is sharp! firs time I've ordered from District Cutlery and must say I highly recommend!
Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
This is a food prep knife designed for users who value maximum edge retention and who can exercise great care to prevent the edge from chipping. While this blade is stainless steel, we recommend drying it promptly after use due to the effects of corrosion on the high-carbon content.
Yu Kurosaki is a phenomenal young blacksmith, and the Shizuku line shows off his talent.
Blade: Cold-forged R2 (SG2) steel hammer finish
Handle: Rosewood with pakka ferrule
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can corrode if not kept dry.