The stunning Byakko line from Sakai Takyuki is hand forged by top blacksmiths to create a in reality special knife. Every blade is hammered and shaped with Yasuki White #1 ‘Shiro-ichi’ steel, renowned for its ability to carry a long-lasting edge. Water-proof ebony handles with water buffalo horn bolster and butt cap and a wooden knife sheath complete the package.Blade length300 mm (11.7″)Thickness at spine3.6 mmThickness at tip 0.8 mmHardness (Rockwell scale)61
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This beautiful line of layered steel knives are crafted out of a 33 layer folded Damascus steel with a VG10 core.
VG10 steel is likely one of the perfect steels for kitchen knives because of its superior edge retention, sharpness and stain resistance.
The layered Damascus steel is hand hammered to reinforce the blade.
Every knife is hand sharpened and fitted with a stylish mahogany maintain.