Top 10 most beautiful damascus chef's knives
Damascus knives are absolutely stunning, but which is the most beautiful? Design is also important. This top list contains ten of the most beautiful damascus chef's knives according to Knivesandtools. Not only do these knives look amazing, they are also wonderful to use. What more could you possibly ask for?
The stunning santoku was designed by top-chef Tim Mälzer. The santoku is the Japanese version of a chef's knife. Traditionally, this type of knife was used to cut sushi. This santoku has a blade with a very hard core of VG-MAX steel encased between 32 layers of corrosion-resistant damascus steel with a polished high gloss finish.In stock£200.95
No less than 132 layers of steel, that is what characterizes the Zwilling Miyabi. The damascus is enhanced with a 'Flower Damask' look. Unique! This pattern is the result of a special ice hardening process, which is carried out at -196°C. As such, the knife has a hardness of no less than 66 HRC. This means that the knife can be sharpened to razor-sharpness. The black ash wood handle adds a nice finishing touch!± 3 days£368.95
The Kai Shun Nagare is enhanced with a unique damascus pattern. The blade is made from flexible VG2 steel and hard VG10 steel. This was forged together to end up with 72-layers of damascus steel. It's as if the rays of the rising sun are caught directly on the blade. The pattern extends all the way down to the razor-sharp edge. Stunning!In stock£335.95
This knife is handmade with great care and craftsmanship in the Japanese city of Sakai. The blade is enhanced with a VG-10 steel core, encased in 33 layers of damascus steel. The Japanese design style of the knife is emphasized by the choice of an octagonal handle made from Japanese zelcova wood.± 3 days£161.95
This Nesmuk Exclusive C90 is an absolutely unique knife. The damascus steel was namely enhanced with a unique pattern. But that is not all. The handle is made from karelian birch burl: a stunning material that ensures the whole looks simply amazing. It is not surprising at all that this top-quality knife is a part of this list!In stock£1,032.00
The Miyabi 6000MCT knives are the perfect symbiosis of ultimate functionality and unique aesthetics. The blade is made of ice-hardened Micro-Carbide Cryodur steel, folded between two layers of other steel. This steel is hand-hammered, called a Tsuchime finish, which gives the blade a gorgeous traditional look.In stock£228.95
For the Suncraft Twisted Octagon, Suncraft added a modern twist to the classic Japanese kitchen knife. Literally! The handle is twisted. The blade is made from 69 layers of damascus steel. It has a polished finish, making the damascus steel look even more amazing. The core is made from VG10 steel. You have the splendour of the damascus steel, the cutting capabilities of the VG10 and a stunning handle. What more could you possibly ask for?In stock£269.00
32 layers of damascus steel and a VG-MAX core. This Kai Shun Classic knife is amazing to use. Because of its look and feel and ultimate cutting properties this knife is an absolute feast for the eyes. Its handle is asymmetrical, making it feel great in hand. This does, however, mean that it is only suited for right-handed use. But don't worry! We also sell a left-handed version of this knife!In stock£191.95
The Shizu Hamono Shikisai Miyako Bessaku santoku is a stylish and versatile Japanese kitchen knife. The blade is made from 33-layered stainless damascus steel, with a core of tough AUS-8 steel which is also stainless. This combination ensures that the knives are razor-sharp, stainless and stunning. This type of steel is easy to sharpen. The blade has a hammered finish, in Japanese, this finish is called Tsuchime. It is a traditional and artisanal Japanese finish originally created by the blacksmith's hammer. The round handle is made from pakka wood. This is a wood and resin composite that is wear-and-tear resistant. The dark colour and matt finish are a nice contrast to the polished blade.± 1 month£99.00
This chef's knife is a razor-sharp piece of jewellery for your kitchen. Elegant yet very practical. It's quite a bit heavier than most Japanese knives. But that is precisely what makes it perfect for any chef looking for a heavier kitchen knife. The core of the blade is made of Japanese AUS-10 steel, with gorgeous and stainless damascus steel on either side. The knife comes in a beautiful wooden storage box. It makes for a great gift!In stock£94.00
This list only contains ten knives. Fortunately, we have many more to choose from! Check out all damascus steel chef's knives here.