8" Damascus Chef's Knife
Handle is made from G-10 which is strong and durable, it has amazing dimensional stability, and does not shrink or swell when exposed to high or low temperatures. It has a very high mechanical strength, meaning it is very difficult to break, whilst remaining lightweight with fantastic grip regardless of wet or dry.
AUS-10V is a well known, high end Japanese stainless steel which is considered premium. It contains vanadium, which is renowned for its toughness and between 13 and 14.5% chromium, giving it an excellent rust resistance. This steel is specifically designed for high-quality blades used in cutlery. AUS-10V 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 carbon, molybdenum, manganese, nickel and silicon.
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 G-10 handle
Premium 67 layer Damascus blade with a Japanese AUS-10V Core
Durable and resistant to corrosion
High temperature heat treated
Total length: 33cm
Blade Thickness: 2.0mm
“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 AUS-10V 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