Masterful craftsmanship, graceful ripples, sharp sharpness. "Takumi of Swallow" Damascus kitchen knife series. The blade is made of 37 layers of DP Damascus interrupted steel, the treasure of Japanese cutlery technology.
The pinnacle of Japanese cutlery that combines outstanding usability and sharpness at a high level. A handle with a structure that conforms to the basics of Japanese knives.A crystal of traditional Japanese culture that grows in love the more you use it. [What is Tsubame Takumi] Tsubame City in Niigata Prefecture has long been a production center for metalworking. Beginning with Japanese nail manufacturing in the Edo period, the technique has evolved into various forms and has been passed down to modern craftsmen. The multi-layer hand forged Damascus knife is an excellent product that is loved by professionals both in Japan and overseas with its elegant ripples and exquisite cutting edge. Uncompromising sharpness that only Tsubame's craftsmen can produce.
The common chemical composition of M42 cobalt steel is 0.7% carbon, 8.25% cobalt, 9.5% molybdenum 3.9% chromium, 1.2% vanadium and 1.6% tungsten. It has a heat-treated hardness, measured on the Rockwell scale, of 64 to 65 HRC. Oval Magnolia Wood Handle comfortably fits in your hand, it won't corrode and very hygienic. Cobalt Alloy Stainless Steel (High Speed Steel).
Cobalt Alloy Stainless Steel (High Speed Steel) 37 Layers Knife (Chef's Knife) [Directly from Japan /Made in Japan]. Best for home cooks and also best choice for professional chefs who want to use a Pure Japanese Knife. 37 Layers Japanese Blade with 62+- Rockwell Hardness, Lasts lifetime, at least 25 years if taken care very well.
This blade keeps edge sharp much longer than the conventional European blades and very easy to resharpen using #1000 grits whetstone. Handle: Magnolia Wood: The handle made with Magnolia Wood to make it nice weight and be sure of the blade to keep a well-balanced weight in the middle throughout the life of the blade which is at least 25 years if taken care well. Note These Knives must not be used on bones, frozen food hard nuts, it may result getting the blades chipped.