Island Special Collection

Kurilen Chef's Knife w/Sheath

$199 $499

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  • Fast and safe cutting with long-lasting sharpness due to the use of a VG10 core and 73 layers of Damascus steel
  • Long, comfortable and fatigue-free working due to a diamond shaped grip Olive wood handle

  • Extremly sharp
  • Comes with a gift box and glamorous hand stitched Italian leather sheath

The samurai always has to rise and move on, because new challenges will come.Lyoto Machida

The Kurilen Chef's Knife is another knife of the WASABI Island Special Collection, which should help you to find a unique and tailor-made knife for yourself. This knife has been designed with great attention to detail to ensure long lasting pleasure in the kitchen.

To provide exceptional sharpness and quality, a vacuum heat treatment process is applied by an experienced Master to wrap 73 layers of Damascus steel around a stable VG10 core. Furthermore an additional water cooling procedure is used to bring the edge of the blade to maximum sharpness. This ensures an astonishing San-ladder pattern as well as long-lasting sharpness with a hardness of 58 ± 2 HRC. 

The ergonomic shaped handle is hand polished and mainly made of high quality Ebony wood. In addition, stainless steel as well as brass is used to ensure exclusivity and quality. The knife comes in a gift box with a finely crafted hand-carved Italian stitching, which is made of vegetable tanned leather. It is the ultimate knife that meets all the criteria to work in the kitchen with absolute pleasure.

Knives from this collection are the ideal gift for passionate and aspiring hobby chefs, making even the most demanding friends and family members very satisfied.


Total Length: 12.8 in (32.5 cm)
Blade Length: 8.0 in (20.2 cm)
Handle Length: 4.8 in (12.3 cm)
Blade Width: 1.97 in (5.0 cm) (The widest point)
Blade Thickness: 0.08 in (0.2 cm)
Net Weight: 0.56 lb (252 g)

Our Recommendation

For optimal, long lasting sharpness we recommend you storing your knives using a knife block and sharpening your knives regularly using a whetstone or sharpening steel. The equipment can be found in our shop under Knife Sharpening Tools and Accessories. A detailed sharpening Instruction can be found here.

The average shipping times are as follows:

  • United States: 5-15 business days
  • Canada: 5-15 business days
  • Australia: ​5-20 business days
  • Europe: ​5-15 business days

We only accept orders from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.

Please allow 1-2 business days to process and pack your order. Exceptions apply in the holiday season.

Import duties, and any other additional import charges and taxes are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are ultimately the buyer's responsibility.

Shipping to remote areas (e.g. Alaska and Hawaii) can take 4-8 weeks.

Items in bundles can be shipped separately due to different shipping methods or weight. Accessories and knives are always shipped separately.

Detailed information on delivery times can be found here.

You can choose between a refund or a credit note on returned items.

  • 30 days return from the day you receive your items.
  • Item(s) must be returned in their original condition and packaging.
  • Return shipping methods and associated costs are the responsibility of the customer.
  • Orders can be canceled within 12 hours after placing the order.

Detailed returns policy here.

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