Sakai Shoryu Seiryu Blue #1 Wa-Gyuto Ebony Handle
Handle: Ebony wood octagonal handle with water buffalo horn
This product comes with a Magnolia wood Saya.
A meticulously crafted masterpiece from the renowned Sakai Shoryu in Osaka, Japan, the "Seiryu Series Mirror-Finish Japanese Gyuto" features a core made of exceptionally sharp and durable Blue #1 steel. Created through the traditional three-layer forging technique, the blade undergoes meticulous hand-polishing to achieve an exquisite finish, resulting in an exceptional Gyuto.
Blue #1 steel, known as "Aogami No.1," delivers outstanding cutting performance and durability. It exhibits excellent edge retention, toughness, and wear resistance, ensuring a prolonged sharpness that requires skill and expertise during sharpening.
The unique steel refinement techniques employed in Blue #1 steel enhance its wear resistance, with remarkable cutting performance being a distinctive feature of this type.
Due to the skilled forging techniques of Sakai craftsmen, the blade maintains its toughness even when ground to a very thin edge. Minimal force is needed during cutting, Knives made of Blue #1 steel enable chefs to achieve a high standard of culinary precision.
Blue #1 steel require a proficient sharpening technique. For chefs aspiring to reach higher culinary levels, we highly recommend this series.