Shun Classic

The Shun Classic series features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony or ashwood-coloured PakkaWood handles. Yet behind these handcrafted knives' beauty is function: razor-sharp blades offering top performance. Shun Classic's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel, which provides incredible edge retention, is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then ground and bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel. The result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold.


Cutting Edge Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade
Steel Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each side (69 total including core) stainless steel Damascus cladding
Hardness 60 HRC
Handle D-shaped ebony PakkaWood®
Origin Handcrafted in Japan