Santoku means "the 3 virtues" (slicing, dicing, mincing) and stands for this knife's high versatility. It is the perfect multi-purpose knife for vegetables, meat and fish. This great universal tool isn't as intimidating as a large chef knife and therefore perfectly suited to initiate you to the great world of Japanese knives.
The blade is 17 layers of damascus VG10 steel with a hammered finish, and the handle is made of rosewood and ebony.
Terukazu Takamura is a second generation blacksmith operating from the renowned city of Takefu, Japan.
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