Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.
This is a food prep knife designed for users who value maximum edge retention and who can exercise great care to prevent the edge from chipping. While this blade is stainless steel, we recommend drying it promptly after use due to the effects of corrosion on the high-carbon content.
～Impressive functional beauty. The evolved Neo Retro Chef Knife～
Stylish cutting blade, with unique and original modern reborn handle.
The “Fukakuryu wa” series newly reborn is designed with modern functionality and beauty.
High-quality ATS314 steel, which demonstrates amazing sharpness in the knife and hairdressing field, covered between 63 layers of stainless steel and forged with Ryusen's main forging technology.
Ryusen has created the finest blade that combines a long-lasting sharpness with a delicate and graceful design, just like flowing clouds of sumi-e.
The handle is made of Canadian "Curly Maple", which is characterized by its natural color and beautiful wood grain.
Ryusen's original Reborn handle, which was created to meet the demand of the chefs, a more easy to grip and difficult to fatigue handle, has a stable grip that is not slippery with weight reduction.
Ryusen has materialized a shape that is functional and fits comfortably in your hand.
Combining great sharpness, beauty and ease of use, this truly knife series is recommended not only for everyday cooking, but also as a gift for the loved ones.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can corrode if not kept dry.