Shun Premier

KAI’s new Shun Premier Series combines KAI’s famous Damascus layered knives with a hand-hammered surface, which in Japan is known as Tsuchime, thus combining timeless aesthetic qualities with ultimate sharpness aswell as reducing drag when cutting, preventing food from sticking to the blade. The ergonomicaly shaped handle of brown walnut fits comfortably in the hand and is suitable for both right-handed and left-handed use.

Handcrafted by expert master forgers of Seki City, Japan. Shun Premier chef’s knife features corrosion-resistant 32-layer damask steel. The inner layer consists of VG-10 steel and, with a hardness of 61±1 HRC, is exceptionally hard. The grinding process perfected by Kai provides the knife with the sharpness that is typical for Shun.

Kai has developed six additional knives made from corrosion-resistant 32-layer damask steel. It is embellished with a hand-hammered surface which in Japan is known as Tsuchime, thus combining timeless aesthetic qualities with ultimate sharpness. The blades have a massive core of VG-10 steel with a hardness of 61±1 HRC.

Shun Premier Hammered Damascus provides professional cutting tools which will set new standards in the premium segment by providing exceptional performance in a timeless design.