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Japanese Handcrafted Dinnerware

  • Sugg. Price: $500 Our Price: $399.95
    The razor-sharpness and lightness of the Shun Fuji blade, combined with masterful control and balance in the hand, allow this knife to carve a clean, thin slice in a single stroke. Inspired by the high-performance knives used by Japanese chefs, our exclusive Shun Fuji collection represents the very best in Japanese cutlery craftsmanship. Developed for the experienced cook who prefers the lightness and razor sharpness of Eastern-style blades. Handcrafted with 161-layer Damascus construction.
  • $269.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, this nakiri knife has a straight, cleaver-style blade that makes quick, precise work of slicing vegetables and scooping them into the pot.
  • $495
    Embracing the sensitivity of traditional Japanese artistry, this superbly crafted piece is rendered in high-fired clay with an old-world design of star anise leaf. A hand-painted glaze in espresso and cream enhances the bowls natural warmth. 15" diam., 7" high. Handcrafted of fine, high-fired clay. Exterior pattern is offset by a crackle-glazed interior. Hand painted inside and out with a smooth semigloss glaze. Variations inherent in handcrafting make each piece unique. For decorative use only.
  • Sugg. Price: $175 Our Price: $99.95
    The honesuki is the traditional Japanese boning knife used for poultry, but you'll find it excels for trimming all meats and fish. Its short, triangular blade maneuvers easily around bones and between joints, and the blazing-sharp edge cuts through meat and cartilage like butter. Named for the blacksmith's forge, the premium Kaji series was developed by Shun's master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Short, triangular blade bones meats, poultry and fish with accuracy and ease.
  • $199.95$249.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, their santoku combines the functions of a chefs knife and cleaver.
  • $219.95$299.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, their chefs knife has the power and precision you need for slicing, chopping, mincing and dicing.
  • Sugg. Price: $138 Our Price: $109.95
    Taking its name from the Japanese for "supreme," Shun's Gokujo is designed to be the ultimate knife for boning and filleting. Its long curved blade, reminiscent of traditional samurai swords, allows you to separate meat from bone using one precise cut, and the knife's optimal control and maneuverability ensure maximum yield. The blade is forged from VG-MAX "super steel" clad with microthin layers of stainless steel for a long-lasting, ultrasharp edge. 6" blade. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price: $200$213 Our Price: $129.95$139.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this versatile little Japanese-made knife blends new technology with centuries-old traditions of handcraftsmanship. Use it for making small precise cuts when peeling, trimming and coring fresh produce. Blade is constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai swordmaking techniques, the blade's construction creates a supersharp cutting edge.
  • Sugg. Price: $225 Our Price: $179.95
    Staying true to its Asian origins, the Shun Pro collection features the classic single-bevel blades and styling that define traditional Japanese cutlery. Designed primarily for the preparation of vegetables, the usuba is thin and light for quick chopping with less fatigue. The nearly straight edge of the usuba makes effortless contact with a cutting board for precision cutting. The traditional single-bevel, scalpel-like edge is the favored style for preparing Asian cuisine, including sushi and sashimi.
  • Sugg. Price: $188 Our Price: $149.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Handcrafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. The triangular-shaped honesuki is used by Japanese chefs for boning poultry, but it also excels at other meat-trimming tasks, such as frenching a rack of lamb. Blade features a core of VG-Max "super steel" clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $188 Our Price: $149.95
    This Japanese-crafted fork is an elegant choice for carving meat and poultry at the tableand a fine piece for rounding out your Shun cutlery collection. Stainless-steel tines hold meat in place for steady carving and slicing. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and sits comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified piece meets the high-level standards for professional kitchens. 15" long overall; 8.5 oz. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • $349.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, the yanagi is the classic Japanese knife used to prepare sushi and sashimi, slicing through delicate fish with precision and ease.
  • Sugg. Price: $325 Our Price: $259.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this knife has a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery and a 22-degree cutting edge modeled after European chefs knives. The thicker, heftier blade allows it be used for heavy-duty cutting tasks. Crafted in Japan, their strong, razor-sharp blades merge new technology and centuries-old handcrafting traditions. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $313 Our Price: $249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness that is encased between two layers of stainless steel. In Japan, using a kiritsuke is a sign of a master chef.
  • Sugg. Price: $313 Our Price: $249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness that is encased between two layers of stainless steel.
  • $119.95
    Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese knife making. The Shun Classic Flexible Fillet Knife's long curved blade, reminiscent of traditional samurai swords, allows you to separate meat from bone using one precise cut, and the knife's optimal flexibility ensures maximum yield.
  • Sugg. Price: $213 Our Price: $169.95
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is a pleasure to use. Its ideal for making small, precise cuts when peeling, trimming and coring fresh produce. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest. Handcrafted in the style of western cutlery, the knife has a fully forged blade that provides added balance when making precision cuts.
  • Sugg. Price: $438 Our Price: $199.95
    Our exclusive Shun Hiro collection features high-performance Eastern-style knives designed for speed, agility and balance as well as striking beauty. A cutting core of ultra premium SG-2 steel gives them a super sharp, lasting edge, and hammered blades help keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. Handcrafted in Japan, this santoku combines the benefits of a chefs knife and a cleaver and is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing.
  • Sugg. Price: $275 Our Price: $159.95
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is a pleasure to use. Its serrated blade cuts cleanly through tomatoes and other delicate fruits and vegetables without tearing them. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest. Handcrafted in the style of western cutlery, the knife has a fully forged blade that provides added balance when making precision cuts.
  • Sugg. Price: $163 Our Price: $129.95
    Among Japanese chefs, the triangular-shaped honesuki is the tool of choice for boning poultry, but it's also a versatile knife that excels at trimming meats and fish. The supersharp blade combines the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability. VG-Max "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain.
  • $184.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Handcrafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. The perfect sandwich slicer, this knife has a scalloped edge that cuts effortlessly through crusty breads, meats, cheeses and vegetables, while the wide blade is useful for spreading condiments.
  • Sugg. Price: $250 Our Price: $199.95
    Our exclusive Shun Hiro collection features high-performance Eastern-style knives designed for speed, agility and balance as well as striking beauty. A cutting core of ultra premium SG-2 steel gives them a super sharp, lasting edge, and hammered blades help keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. Handcrafted in Japan, this precision knife is designed for speedy paring, peeling and other detailed cutting tasks.
  • Sugg. Price: $175 Our Price: $139.95
    Shun knives are produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, reflecting the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of knife making. The nakiri knife (Japanese for vegetable knife) features a supersharp hollow-ground blade with indentations that reduce friction and minimize sticking when cutting fresh produce. VG-Max super steel blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.
  • Sugg. Price: $169$188 Our Price: $134.95$149.95
    Combining the best of two knife-making traditions, this knife from our Shun Classic line has a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery and a 22-degree cutting edge modeled after European chefs knives. The thicker, heftier blade allows it be used for heavy-duty cutting tasks while still offering the superb edge retention of the Shun Classic VG-Max super steel blade. Japanese-made chefs knife with the 22-degree blade-edge angle of Western kitchen cutlery.
  • Sugg. Price: $400 Our Price: $319.95
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is a pleasure to use. The long serrated blade slices cleanly through even large crusty loaves without mashing the soft interior. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest. Handcrafted in the style of western cutlery, the knife has a fully forged blade that provides added balance when making precision cuts.
  • $229.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, the honesuki (boning) knife's triangular blade and pointed tip excel for boning poultrya versatile design that can double as a multipurpose utility knife.
  • Sugg. Price: $363 Our Price: $289.95
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is a pleasure to use. A core tool in professional kitchens, a chefs knife is indispensable for everyday cutting tasks from chopping to slicing. Shuns chefs knife features a supersharp blade hollow-ground with indentations that reduce friction and minimize sticking. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest.