5" Damascus Utility Knife
Handle is made from Micarta which is strong and durable, it tolerates extremes of heat, and cold, resists moisture, solvents, grease and caustic substances.
Micarta handles will not become brittle with age, most Micarta handled knives will outlast their owners lifespans.
VG-10 is a well known, high end Japanese stainless steel which is considered premium. It contains vanadium, which is renowned for its toughness and 15% chromium, giving it an excellent rust resistance. This steel is specifically designed for high-quality blades used in cutlery. VG-10 can be sharpened to a fine edge that is very durable and can maintain a hardness of 60+ Rockwell without becoming brittle, it also contains cobalt, carbon, molybdenum and manganese.
Damascus Knives are prized for their beautiful water-like patterning and for their razor sharpness, the Damascus knives produced today contain different grades of steel folded together repeatedly, around a core of pure knife-grade steel. The aim is to imitate the technique and appearance of historical Damascus steel. Properly made Japanese Damascus Knives will always exhibit great durability and sharpness, along with the distinctive patterning created by the layers of metal.
Single knife in gift box
Black ergonomic micarta handle
Premium 67 layer Damascus blade with a Japanese VG-10 Core
Durable and resistant to corrosion
High temperature heat treated
Total length: 24.5cm
Blade Thickness: 2.1mm
“MEFE” Damascus knives are made to the highest possible standards to achieve the best quality and longevity available. Blades are made using Damascus Stainless Steel and contain a premium Japanese VG-10 High Carbon Steel Core which heat treated to obtain a hardness of 60±2 Rockwell. This hardness is tough enough to hold its sharp edge, yet remains soft enough to enable sharpening. Please refer to our store for steels and stones for correct sharpening methods and tools