With Shun Nagare, Kai has created another innovative Japanese forging masterpiece. This series of knives with a refined design, thanks to the particular characteristics of the materials and the technically complex production process with which they are made, is placed in the ultra-luxury class.
The mirror polished blades feature a damask ray pattern. The mottled gray-black handle further enhances the beauty of the knife. The blades in this series are made from two different grades of steel, bonded to form a 72-layer Damascus steel. The complex processing of the layers of the two steel grades produces a blade with exceptionally long-lasting cutting performance. The series was awarded a Special Mention at the German Design Award 2017 Degree of hardness of steel: 61