Handcrafted for the discerning Western-style knife user, the Shun Reserve line is a masterful blend of graceful beauty and impeccable performance. From the tip of its 33-layer "ladder" pattern Damascus blade to its full-tang, riveted handle with charcoal and crimson Pakkawood scales and inlaid mosaic crest, nothing has been overlooked in the creation of these extraordinary kitchen tools.The Shun Reserve features Ultra-premium SG2 "micro carbide" steel cutting core offers the highest level of performance.
SG2's extremely dense grain structure and purity enable it to take and hold an exquisite fine edge with unparalleled durability.
33-layer construction; 32 layers of nickel/stainless Damascus surround the hard SG2 cutting core, add beauty, and help food release from the blade.
Weightier blade provides power for precision cutting.
Full-tang construction and riveted handle give each knife a solid, first-class look and feel.
Western-style handle with contoured pommel provides cutting control, rounded and polished finish offers a luxurious feel and comfortable grip.
Handle scales feature dark charcoal Pakkawood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest.