Shun Blue Steel Knives combine traditional craftmanship with modern technology to give you optimal performance in the kitchen. These elegantly designed knives are strong, durable and extremely sharp giving you unparalleled precision while tackling a variety of food prep tasks. Their carbon steel cutting core features a razor-sharp edge that slices cleanly through foods and the traditional Japanese blade shapes make each knife ideally suited for its specific task.
Features of Shun Blue Steel Knives include:
Japanese san mai construction - This method takes a carbon steel core and envelops it in stainless steel to give the user the durability of carbon steel without the maintenance
Blue carbon steel cutting core with a Rockwell hardness of 61 for supreme sharpness, better edge retention and easier resharpening
Mirror polish finish with light bead blasting along edge to highlight san mai construction
Traditional Japanese handle styles and blade shapes
Each knife comes with its own Japanese-style saya, or sheath