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Hammered Damascus Chef's Knife - 8 Inch by Kikuichi
Bring legend to life with a 8 Inch Hammered Damascus Chef's Knife by Kikuichi that holds the history of the ancient Japanese Samurais in its wake. Kikuichi, whose full name is Kikuichii-Monjyu-Shiro-Kanenaga, is known for excellence and its rich history, dating back 700 years.
It was during the reign of Emperor Gotoba, that Shiro Kanenaga a swordsmith of Samurai swords was authorized to use the emperor’s chrysanthemum symbol on his work, as a mark of excellence. After the Meiji Revolution and the end of the Samurai, Kikuichi reinvented itself as a maker of superb cutlery. Today, their original swords are on display at the Seikado Museum in Tokyo and are considered national treasures.
Made of 16 layers of Damascus steel, this beautiful chef's knife is hand crafted and hammered so that no two are alike. This Chef's knife’s VG-10 carbon cutting edge is easily maintained and the riveted wood handles are designed to give it optimum balance.
For cleaning your chef's knife, hand wash with hot water and dry immediately afterwards. From slicing and dicing fruits and vegetables to preparing your favorite meal, impress your guests with a beautiful Japanese Chef's Knife with a long history and rich cultural background.
- 16 layers of Damascus steel with VG-10 carbon cutting edge
- Hand-engraved, crafted, and hammered
- Maintains edge with easy maintenance
- Riveted wood handle for optimum balance
- Hand wash with warm water
- DO NOT wash in dishwasher
- Made in Japan
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Description Author Lindsey Payne Name Kikuichi Hammered Damascus Chef's Knife - 8 Inch (WGAD21-8-0SP) Brands Kikuichi Type Chef's Knives Options Forged Home or Commercial Home Material Steel Color Natural, Steel, Brown Size 8" Quantity Included 1 Manufacturer's Warranty Lifetime Limited Manufacturer Warranty Country of Manufacture Japan Magnetic Yes Surface Straight Edge Weight (in Lbs) 0.9000