Shun Premier Tim Mälzer Minamo Paring Knife 9cm

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The Shun Minamo Series forms an exquisitely elegant and individual addition to the premium class of the Shun Premier Series of knives. The series unites Japanese and European elements in an especially artful manner. Tim Mälzer came up with the idea to develop a combination of the typically Japanese Santoku knife and the classic European cooking knife. This fusion served as the basis for three distinct blade shapes.

The combination of a black handle with a specially designed blade embellished with a fine Damascus grain makes every knife appear like an entirely unique object. The series’ name originates from this fine grain, which is reminiscent of water’s surface rippling in the rain.

The Shun Minamo blade’s core consists of extremely hard VG-MAX steel (61 (±1) HRC), wrapped in 32 layers of Damascus steel. The blades’ high-gloss finish is completed with a Damascus grain. The combination of Santoku and cooking knife’s hybrid nature, embodied in the blade’s rectangular form, easily allows both rocking movements as well as the accurate chopping of cutting materials. The blades are double-edged.

Thanks to its symmetrical shape, the black pakkawood handle is suitable for both left- and right-handed users. The slight arch on the handle’s underside enables a comfortable fit. The forged tang ensures a perfect balance between blade and handle.

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