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Born of the ancient Samurai sword making tradition and hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is the ideal line for anyone making their first foray into the Japanese knife market. Produced in the widest variety of specialised styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs. Shun Classic's amazingly sharp blade is famous for both edge retention and ease of sharpening. Each blade has a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad with 34 layers of pattern Damascus Steel on each side. While the patterned layers enhance the knife's beauty, they also support the core and add stain resistance. Combined with the elegant, slim tapered handle in blonde pakkawood, the result is an overall aesthetic design with quality and functionality at its core.

Blade Material: VG MAX steel with a hardness of 61 (± 1) HRC forms the core of the entire blade right up to the edge. Sheathed in 34 layers of Damascus steel, the knife has an incomparable anatomy with a stable blade that, due to these two components, is both hard and flexible at the same time. 

Bevel: Double beveled.

Cutting Angle: 16° per side (comprehensive 32°)

Handle Material: The slim D-shaped blonde PakkaWood® handles are comfortable for both left- and right-handed users; durable, beautiful, and won't harbor bacteriaia. Fashioned in a traditional Japanese chestnut shape its ensures a comfortable and secure grip when cutting, thanks to a slight angle on the right-hand side. The integrated tang provides stability and balance. The Ashwood-coloured white pakkawood creates a beautiful contrast with the blade. 

Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty