SETO Hammered 33 Layers Nickel Damascus VG10 Santoku Knife 180mm I-5

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Brand:  SETO Cutlery ISEYA
Type: Santoku Knife (Double bevel edged)
Blade Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel Core
                          Hammered(Tsuchime) Nickel Damascus 33 Layers
Blade Length: 180 mm (7.1")
Handle: Traditional Japanese D-shape Laminated Wood  / (For Right handed)
Model: I-5
Made in Japan

        The Hammered(Tsuchime) Nickel Damascus steel weaved 33-layers is not only beautiful,but also high-grade for strength, durability, sharpness. Like a Japanese sword "Katana", the blade is made with low and high carbon stainless steel to 33 layers. The same wave pattern dose not exist. It is one article that can withstand use for professional use and home use by the forging and VG10. Goodness of sharpness is a matter of course, but the beauty of the finish is superb. Furthermore Hammered 33 Layers Damascus, D-shape black packer handle, bamboo grass, these are beautiful. The hammered(Tsuchime) blade helps to release food. 

       VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard and HRC is 60-61. The material has excellent sharpness, abrasion resistance and rust resistance. So spreads between professional. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd.  It's Japanese company. If the entire blade is very hard, it is difficult to sharpen. If the edge is soft, it is dull, and the sharpness falls immediately. So the hard material is used in the center only, the soft material is used in the side. 

About "Seki City"

    Seki city is the top share of cutlery in 5 biggest producing area of Japan. The feature of Seki's cutlery is the edge is hard, the durability of the sharpness. The cutlery produced by Japanese traditional techniques and the precious knowledge containing appropriate quenching is easy re-sharpening, the sharpness is excellent and sustains for a long time. The sword of Seki City was praised for "Not breaking, not bending,and it can cut well". Seki city inherits the precious tradition.