Born of the ancient samurai swordmaking 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.
Blade Material: VG-MAX high carbon Japanese stainless steel cutting core, total 69 layers of SUS410/SUS431 Damascus stainless steel.
Bevel: Double beveled.
Cutting Angle: 16° per side (comprehensive 32°)
Handle Material: Ebony Pakkawood (premium resin-impregnated hardwood); D-shaped handle.