CS105 Japanese Paring Kitchen Knife VG10 Damascus Steel 90mm – Saiun by Sekikanetsugu [$82.00]

Japanese Paring Damascus knife Sekikanetsugu Saiun with micarta handle
BrandSaiun by Seki kanetsugu
Knife TypeParing
Blade SteelVG10 Damascus (Stainless)
HardnessAround 61 HRC
Double beveled edgeFor right and left-hand users
Blade Length90mm (3.54inch)
Total Length195mm (7.67inch)
Weight73grs (2.57oz)
CountryMade in Japan

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Sharp, rust resistant and clam shape cutting edge, Seki-Kanetsugu’s Saiun paring knife.

Seki-Kanetsugu is one of the oldest knife makers in Japan, the owner, Mr. Kawamura is a descendant of Japanese swordsmith craftsman “Kanetsugu” (1300-1349), and was incorporated in Seki City over 100 years ago by his grandfather. Their kitchen knives carry on the tradition of Japanese swords.

Saiun Paring Knife is made of 33 layers VG10 Damascus steel. It is slightly heavier than a typical Japanese brand knife, blade a little thicker, and the cutting edge is finished in a shape called Hamaguri(clam).

Skilled technique is required, but by finishing it in a clam shape, the ingredients can be cut smoothly and the sharpness lasts longer. This is the shape of the cutting edge unique to Japanese swords.

The handle is made by Micarta. Micarta is an ideal material for knives because it has a wood-like feel and does not swell, shrink or deteriorate with moisture.

Paring Knife is for detail work such as peeling fruits and vegetables, slicing small ingredients like garlic, and decoration cutting.

  1. Blade  : VG10 Steel edge(core) is integrated into 32 layers Damascus steel. VG10 is one of the best stainless steel for japanese kitchen knives. Features are…(1)Very hard and sharp , (2)superior edge retention , (3)resistance to oxidation.

  2. Tsuba : This part is called Tsuba. There is no space between the blade and handle. So keep clean, and prevents corruption. Almost high-class kitchen knife has Tsuba.

  3. Micarta Handle : Micarta is not deformed by humidity or temperature, and feels like wood. It is an ideal material for knives.


  • Keep clean and dry after use.
  • Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
  • Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.
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Well balanced damascus steel knife which holds a sharp edge for a longer period of time. Knives are very precise and pleasure to use. Thank you!

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