The 8-inch Shun Hiro Japanese Chef's Knife is crafted from a 62-layered process using micro-carbide steel. This incredibly strong steel creates strength and sharpness found only in professional grade kitchen knives.
The Shun 8-Inch Hiro Chef's Knife is completed by a unique water droplet pattern and charcoal-colored wood handle with deep crimson striations. The handle is also adorned with an inlaid brass-and-steel Samurai family crest mosaic and a mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap.
Available in 8-Inch and 10-Inch sizes.
Shun knives are some of the best known and most beloved Japanese kitchen knives in the world. Produced in Seki City, Japan, Shun knives share heritage from the capital of samurai sword manufacturing. Shun knives are appropriate for left or right handed beginner to intermediate home chefs.
Each knife is unique. Wood grain and Damascus steel will have slight variations in pattern and color.