Island Special Collection

Master Iriomote Santoku w/Sheath

3 reviews
$269

Highlights

  • Fast and safe cutting with long-lasting sharpness due to 73 layers of Damascus
  • Long, comfortable and fatigue-free working due to an ergonomic grip design

  • Handmade

  • Extremly sharp
  • Comes with a premium hand-stitched knife sheath
Do not dissect a rainbow. In other words, do not destroy a beautiful phenomenon by overanalyzing it.Denise LaFrance

The Master Iriomote is a handmade masterpiece. In a vacuum heat treatment 73 layers of high quality Damascus are wrapped around a stable VG10 core. This results in an extremely sharp knife with a hardness of 60 ± 2 HRC. It ensures a long-lasting sharpness, which takes your cooking to a new level and increases your pleasure.

The ergonomic handle is hand polished and mainly made of high quality white shadow wood. It furthermore comes with a premium hand-stitched vegetable tanning knife sheath.

This model is the exotic among knives. Originally made for the preparation of Japanese dishes, it has long since found its way into international kitchens. A Santoku knife is ideally suited for the preparation of wok dishes and wafer-thin sushi. It cuts and chops meat, fish, vegetables and herbs with ease.  

Its characteristic feature, apart from the enormous sharpness of a Santoku knife, is its special shape: Unlike European models, the blade is wider than the handle, so that your fingers have more room when cutting. Furthermore, a Santoku knife is often lighter than its comparably large European relatives.

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.

Details

Total Length: 12.6 in (32.0 cm)
Blade Length: 7.7 in (19.5 cm)
Handle Length: 4.9 in (12.5 cm)
Blade Width: 2.17 in (5.5 cm) (The widest point)
Blade Thickness: 0.08 in (0.2 cm)
Net Weight: 0.44 lb (200 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.

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V
02/17/2020
V***k
NL
I recommend this product

I am a knife collector and have already many classic knives at home, all from renowned brands. And I have also spent a lot of money on these over the years. Since I have never seen knives like the ones offered here before, I just had to order a few and try them out. I am very impressed! Beautiful and sharp, not a bit worse than my other knives. But much more exciting and beautiful. Currently the only knives I use. Thanks !

A
01/13/2020
A***v
RU
I recommend this product

This knife looks absolutely amazing, I love it! And it is brutally sharp. The most stunning knife I own.

B
12/03/2019
B***M
IL
I recommend this product

Looks even better than the photos. Really sharp. Worth it.

The average shipping times are as follows:

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

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

Please allow 1-4 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.

  • 14 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. A restocking fee of 15% of the purchase price of the returned items will be retained (exception: we sent you a defective or wrong item).
  • Orders can be canceled within 12 hours after placing the order.

Detailed returns policy here.

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