Arisen from the Samurai Sword tradition, Kai Shun unites centuries-old Japanese Samurai blacksmithing with today's modern and technically-sophisticated manufacturing processes. The result is an exceedingly high-quality range of Damascus knives. Engineered to retain sharpness, the Shun Classic blades are gorgeous to look at due to the distinctive semigloss pattern exhibited by the Damascus steel composite, which comprises of 32 layers. This combined with the elegant, tapering handle made of durable black pakkawood, results in a design with a beautiful aesthetic that nonetheless puts quality and functionality at its core. In perfect alignment with Season Green's values, this brand produces beautiful knives that will last a lifetime and be a pleasure to use.