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– Specifications –
|Brand||Zuiun by Seki Kanetsugu|
|Blade Material||SPG2 (Super Gold 2) Damascus steel|
|Hardness||Around 62 HRC|
|Double beveled edge||For right and left-hand users|
|Handle||Laminated reinforced wood|
|Blade Length||240mm (9.4inch)|
|Total Length||390mm (15.4inch)|
|Country||Made in Japan|
Seki kanetsugu was founded over 100 years ago by Mr. Matsujiro Kawamura, a descendant of the legendary blacksmith Kanetsugu (1345-1400). And this Zuiun knife was made as a culmination of their technology on the 100th anniversary of its founding.
The SPG2 (Super Gold 2) steel edge is integrated in 62-layer damascus steel. SPG2 has HRC62 hardness, it is harder and sharper than vg10. This is a knife that inherits the tradition and skill of Japanese swords.
It can be used as a multi-knife for various foods and also can be cut sashimi instead of yanagiba knife. It is resistant to oxidation, so maintenance is easy.
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.