The word Santoku means “three virtues”, referring to the three main tasks of this kitchen knife: slicing, dicing, and mincing.
KAI has created another innovative masterpiece of Japanese blacksmithing, the SHUN Nagare kitchen knives. The sophisticated design, the special properties of the materials used and a technically complex production process mean that this series of knives belongs to the absolute luxury class.
- Hardness 61±1 HRC.
- Polished blade, ornately decorated, radial pattern of Damascus layers.
- Blade made of two different types of steel (flexible VG-2 and hard VG-10 steels), which are bonded to a 72-layered piece of Damascus steel.
- Mottled grey-black handle made of pakkawood, with 2 rivets. Ergonomic and well-balanced
- Overall appearance.
- Complex layering of two types of steel that results in a blade with exceptionally sustainable cutting power.
- Made in Japan.
KAI has received international recognition for its Japanese kitchen knives of high quality and origin. KAI’s technique is based on the ancient art of Japanese Samurai sword forging. Continuous innovation and a constant drive for aesthetic design give KAI kitchen knives their unmistakable and global reputation.