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GÜDE | SANTOKU Damascus Steel Knife Blade length 18cm
| MADE IN SOLINGEN, GERMANY |
The term "wild Damascus" refers to a blade made of over 300 layers of rigid and elastic steel and hard steel, which are manually forged over up to 2 days. The resulting blade is a work of art, showcasing the highest precision and visual beauty. Through an additional 50 manual processes, each blade becomes a unique specimen of hand-forged Damascus steel. However, it is essential to note that these knives are not rust-resistant and should not be cleaned in a dishwasher. In the Alpha series, the handle material for the damask knives is desert ironwood, up to 1,500 years old. The damask version of THE KNIFE features a handle made of grenadilla wood. Owning a Damascus steel knife is a coveted desire for many knife enthusiasts, as the beauty and craftsmanship of the blacksmith are genuinely captivating, surpassing the knife's functionality.