"Sakai Takayuki" Knives has been cultivated through a long 600-year history.
This Takayuki limited production line is crafted out of a 45-layer Damascus Stainless steel with AUS10 Alloy Core. These knives have a seriously sharp edge, excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel.
The handles on these knives are Half Rounded Octagonal Walnut Wood for Top Professional Use. The handle's color of light dark brown recalls the images of Japanese tradition. The ferrule/bolster is made of pakkawood (compressed wood fiber) ,more durable and less prone to cracking compared to horn material.
Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box.
*Refer to Mangolia handle version of this series as well.