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Kasumi 88020 - 8 inch Chef's Knife

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Product code: 5598 Brand: Color: Black

$164.0

Kasumi 10-inch Chef's knife; Classic shape, slightly longer blade length for prepping ingredients

Damascus pattern is eye catching and rust free

The edge is beveled on both sides, but the bevel is much larger than the bevel on a European or American brand and creates a sharper edge

The asymmetrical handle is made from multiple layers of wood impregnated with a plastic resin and is riveted to the full tang

Kasumi knives are produced by Sumikama Cutlery in Seki, Japan

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Kasumi knives are produced by Sumikama Cutlery in Seki, Japan. Sumikama Cutlery specializes in producing knives from the most advanced materials with the most advanced manufacturing techniques. Kasumi V-Gold No. 10 Damascus Pattern knives are made from 33 layers of stainless steel. Only the middle layer acts as the cutting edge, and it is made using V-Gold No. 10 stainless steel. V-Gold No. 10 is a high carbon stainless steel with cobalt, manganese, molybdenum and vanadium for added durability and ease of sharpening. The addition of cobalt to this steel requires special tempering in order to maximize the full benefit of this steel. Sumikama's technique for this special tempering is a closely guarded secret.