Swedish core with a long and hard edge holding ability, this is a real workhorse loved by professional chefs for its ability to stand up to the rigors of real kitchen work. The GS Series is one of our heaviest knives and is preferred by many chefs who want the quality of a Japanese knife with the weight and design of a European blade.
Blade - The blade is made from a Swedish Gold Stainless core sandwiched between SUS410 stainless which protects and adds corrosion resistance creating a hefty blade that can withstand the heavy work of a professional kitchen while maintaining a sharp edge for fast cutting. The blade steel contains 15% Chromium 1.5% Cobalt 1% Molybdenum this alloy gives this knife the ability to withstand daily use and still hold a razor sharp edge.
Hand engraved with the Kikuichi chrysanthemum logo.
GS12 & GS15 sizes do not come with a saya
Handle - Eco Wood handle
Bevel Angle Ratio 50:50
Outlet item - Chipped wood around rivet and/or minor scratches on blade