The "Tanganryu" series is one of the TOP brand of the Ryusen, which are carefully made one by one by Japanese skillful craftsmen. It stands out by both sharpness and beautifulness rather than the other knifes. The mirror polished "Tsuchime" patterns are contrasted with the blasted Damascus patterns. The beautiful combination of whole hammered and layered pattern blade will make you enjoy cooking much more even by looking.
The core of blade is Cobalt VG-10 steel and 32-layered by stainless steel. Therefore the blade is super hard yet hard to get rust and the cutting edge is amazingly fine. The Rockwell hardness on this knife is around 60-62 HRC, for a durable edge. The elegant handle is made of wood that makes the more used the better fitted to your hand.
•Blade Steel Type : VG-10 Stainless Steel
•Blade Edge : Double-Edged (50/50 balanced, available for left-handed-right-handed)
•Made in JAPAN