6″ Slicing Knife – DamascusOur Damascus Pattern Small Slicing Knife is made by a unique process developed by ta master blade maker. Construction of the blade begins with bundles of special alloy stainless steel wire which might be many times folded together and forge welded by hand. This time consuming process creates a Jigane (the outdoor layers of the blade) with a wonderful Damascus pattern. The maker than begins preparation of the Hagane (the center layer of the blade) by hand forging high carbon steel, alloyed with cobalt. The basic construction of the blade is competed by forge welding the Hagane between two layers of Jigane. Following in the most efficient tradition of knife making, a steel ferrule is forge welded to the tang to make sure that food particles cannot develop into lodged between the tang and the take care of.
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These finely crafted small knives come from the Tosa Region on Shikoku Island, where the master blacksmiths still adhere to the old ways.