This 18 cm Kai Shun Nagare santoku knife is one of the kitchen knives from the stunning Shun Nagare collection. A unique collection, enhanced with a special blade with a striking design. Just like any other knife in this collection, this Santoku is delivered in a luxurious wooden storage box, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. This collection is one of the best in the kitchen knife world and you can tell. Every knife has a very unique look and feel and is amazing to use!
Kai Shun Nagare: the remarkable blade
The blade of the Kai Shun Nagare knives stands out. It is made from flexible VG2-steel and hard VG10 steel, combined to end up with 72-layers of damascus steel. A type of dual-core blade, with a hardness of 61 HRC. Innovatively forged and with a remarkable design. As if the rays of the rising sun are caught directly in the blade. The pattern extends all the way to the razor-sharp blade with a subtle micro-bevel.
Kai Shun Nagare: the stylish handle
The handle is ergonomically shaped with a slightly tapered line and a small belly. As such each knife feels amazing in hand. The handle is made from black-grey pakka wood and secured with two rivets. The forged tang in the handle provides a nice balance with the blade. With an amazing finish, as you might expect from these beautiful kitchen knives.
Maintenance and cleaning
You want to cherish the Kai Shun Nagare collection. For that reason the right maintenance and cleaning procedures are important. That is why we recommend reading our article about maintaining a Japanese kitchen knife. We explain exactly what you should pay attention to when maintaining your Japanese kitchen knife, like this beautiful Kai Shun Nagare santoku knife.