SHAN ZU GYO Series 8" Damascus Steel Chef’s Knife
GYO means Honor in Japanese. SHAN ZU takes this name to carry a good blessing for its customers -- start a career with full respect, and end up gaining an honor from your profession.
Cooking is anything but insignificant things. Always believe that you are doing something big, and in the end you will be part of the honorable history and the proud profession of cooking.
Beauty of Blade
Precision forged from a premium Japanese AUS-10V steel core for extreme sharpness and edge retention & 66-layer of stainless steel cladding for exceptional strength, durability, rust
resistance and corrosion resistance. Scientifically constructed to perfection. Nitrogen cooled for enhanced hardness, flexibility and corrosion resistance. The hardness of cutting core
reaching up to 62HRC for unrivaled performance and incredible edge retention. Exquisite rolling wave pattern looks eye-pleasing, which is permanent and rust resistant. The wide blade
and inclined heel leave more knuckle clearance that ensures the most using comfort. The aggressive kiritsuke tip pierces sharply that minimizes surface resistance for buttery smooth cut
through.The full length of the blade can be used when cutting and can be sharpened from bolster to tip.
Art of Edge
SHAN ZU CLASSIC Series is the first generation of SHAN ZU cutlery, and the line of European-style knives to be made available to a wide audience in the
The cutting edge is made of premium Japanese high-carbon AUS-10V steel. It has high hardness, high sharpness and good edge retention. Sharpened to
shockingly thin 15°±1° on each side using Japanese Honbazuke method, guarantees precise cutting. Miniature serrations located on the very edge to
enhance the sharpness and ease the cutting. Curved edge encourages a rocking motion for more even cuts.
Beauty of Handle
Made of military-grade material G10. Highly impervious to heat, cold and moisture. Guarantees life-long durability while staying sanitary and easy to be
cleaned. The triangular comfort handle boasts a striking triangular shape with exquisite black texture. It ensures secure grip and is not easy to slide.
Carefully hand polished to produce a smooth and gorgeous surface. Very comfortable to use. An intricate copper mosaic pin adorns the handle
Narrowing tang for weight reduction and balance. Engraved endcap adds weight and balance. A graceful 御 on it for beauty. Semi bolster between
the handle and the blade provides more knuckle clearance, thus cuts more comfortably.
* 御 (GYO) means Honor in Japanese. SHAN ZU takes this name to carry a good blessing for its customers -- start a career with full respect, and
end up gaining an honor from your profession. Cooking is anything but insignificant things. Always believe that you are doing something big, and
in the end you will be part of the honorable history and the proud profession of cooking.
- 66-layer stainless steel cladding over high carbon core steel
- Core Steel
- AUS-10V high carbon steel
- Outer Steel
- 430 stainless steel & 431 stainless steel
- Edge Bevel Angle
- 15°±1°per side
- Edge Shape
- Curved edge
- Damascus Pattern
- Rolling wave pattern
- Semi bolster
- Narrowing Tang
- Handle Material
- G10 handle
Write Your Own Review