Yaxell Zen Santoku Knives
37 Layers - Made in Japan Yaxell Corporation has inherited these ancient sword smiths' traditional skills, and has been crafting professional kitchen knives since the company's establishment in 1932.Kitchen knives exist as essential products in our daily lives.This is the reason why we continue to strive for the kind of quality knife that customers not only want, but need. To this end, we develop new products from the ground up, designed to fit a variety of purposes and lifestyles.Combining the best of advanced technology with the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of traditional craftsmen, we have created several high-end knife lines. Each high-end knife line has one Japanese character as its name: "豪GOU", "嵐 RAN", "膳ZEN" and "紋 MON". They are highly recommended by not only Japanese domestic customers, but by customers all over the world.Made in JapanBladeThe value Damascus knife was developed to meet the increasing market demand of "JAPAN FANS" in world markets. The core material is VG10 "super stainless steel", which is covered by 1 8layers of soft and hard high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing 37-layer, rust-free Damascus-blade. The hammer markson the upper part of the blade make it look very artistic. Furt her, the l ogo is stamped, n ot etc hed. Of c ourse t he blade h as an extremely sharp cutting-angle with the hardness rating of HRC61 on the Rockwell scale. 37 layers VG10 (Cobalt-Molybdenum-Vanadium) Stainless Steel.HandleThe handle is made out of FDA-approved black Canvas-Micarta, which is an enormously solid and durable material made of resin and linen. This material lasts decades. Different from other material, it is non-shrink and odorless. It is polished perfectly and fastened tightly by two stainless steel rivets.