This fair-trade asian kitchen knife not only impresses with its rustic charm, but above all with its outstanding sharpness and easy re-sharpening.
The knifes are traditionally handcrafted in small family businesses in villages in Vietnam. This business keeps those villages alive. Chinese mass production of steel is a big threat for these people and many have to leave their villages to look for jobs in the big cities...just to end up in poor circumstances. Buying these beautiful knifes helps to protect the old village structures!
each knife is unique.
The blades can be sharpened quickly and easily on unglazed ceramic and are very versatile.
This very strong 2 millimeter blades in particular glide through fish, meat, fruit, vegetables or bread easily , but also are perfect for cutting through stronger texture like bones or pumpkin.
Facts in short:
† 99.8% iron / carbon steel blades
† very sharp and easy to cut
† easy to sand
† Sharpening: with a ceramic sharpening rod or the unpainted base of a porcelain plate or cup
† beautiful dark patina and rustic wood
† Handles made from the timber cedar tree / paternoster tree