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Traditional Japanese Kitchen Knife

  • Sugg. Price: $179 Our Price: $139
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese utility knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose flexibility and manageable size make it ideal for precise cutting tasks, from peeling and trimming vegetables to slicing meats, poultry and seafood.
  • Sugg. Price: $225 Our Price: $179.95
    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.
  • Sugg. Price: $338 Our Price: $290
    World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboration with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this paring knife has a short, maneuverable blade that quickly trims and peels fruits and vegetables.Hand assembled to exacting specifications.Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance.
  • Sugg. Price: $357 Our Price: $305
    World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboration with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this versatile steak knife echoes the design of the traditional Laguiole knife of France.Hand assembled to exacting specifications.Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance.
  • Sugg. Price: $199$249 Our Price: $159$199
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese prep knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose wide shape and razor-sharp edge make it a natural for cutting fresh vegetables and herbs. Multipurpose knife for mincing, dicing, chopping and slicing fresh produce.
  • Sugg. Price: $3,376 Our Price: $3,080
    Renowned French chef Michel Bras collaborated with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, to bring together the best traditions of French and Japanese cutlery. Made in Japan, these knives feature razor-sharp stainless-steel blades tightly joined to comfortable PakkaWood handles.All knives are hand assembled to exacting specifications.Matte-finish blades is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance.
  • $239.95
    The Shun Blue series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. This ultra-sharp knife is designed for effortless slicing, featuring a long, narrow blade that glides through meats with one swift stroke. It's also great for cutting vegetables into thin, uniform slices. Traditional Japanese san mai construction features carbon steel between two layers of stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,733 Our Price: $999
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, these distinctive Japanese knives combine revolutionary ergonomic handles with triple-layered steel blades that maintain their exceptionally sharp edges. In this set, we've hand-selected six of the most useful knives for everyday cooking and entertaining, along with a companion storage block.
  • Sugg. Price: $179 Our Price: $139
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese paring knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade. Its compact shape and size is ideally proportioned for making precise, intricate cuts when youre paring, peeling and trimming.
  • 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.
  • Sugg. Price: $165 Our Price: $99.95
    Turn your kitchen into a sushi bar with a knife that makes it easy to create thin, uniform slices of even the most delicate seafood. Engineered for maximum precision, the traditional single-bevel, scalpel-like blade is the favored style for authentic Japanese food prepfrom slicing fish for sushi and sashimi to cutting boneless chicken, beef or pork. The knifes ultra-sharp single-beveled blade is designed for precise cutting and glides cleanly through delicate foods without shredding or tearing.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,025 Our Price: $599
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, these distinctive Japanese knives combine ergonomic handles with triple-layered steel blades that maintain their exceptionally sharp edges. Our hand-selected set includes five home-chef essentials and a handsome cutlery block.
  • Sugg. Price: $279 Our Price: $219
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese carving knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose razor-sharp edge makes quick work of carving roast meats and poultry into uniform slices.
  • $69.95
    These traditional Japanese knives feature a lightweight nonreactive ceramic blade that holds its edge ten times longer than steel. Blades are made from zirconium oxide, a state-of-the-art ceramic material that holds a razor-sharp edge ten times longer than steel. Designed to slice, mince and dice fresh produce and boneless meats with unrivaled ease and precision. Nonreactive blade won't discolor foods or affect flavors. Resin handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.
  • 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: $159 Our Price: $122
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. The deba is a traditional Japanese fish knife used to prepare fish, including the tasks of severing the head and tail, cutting through fish bones and chopping the filets. This Global deba knife also excels for precision cutting of meats and poultry, and safely cuts through small bones (though it is not intended for use as a cleaver).
  • Sugg. Price: $213$225 Our Price: $169.95$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 to cut paper-thin slices of fish and meat, this knife is a necessity for preparing sushi and sashimi. The traditional single-bevel, scalpel-like edge is the favored style for preparing Asian cuisine, including sushi and sashimi.
  • Sugg. Price: $250$259.95 Our Price: $199.95$259.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this knife merges centuries-old Japanese handcrafting traditions with modern technology and Western cutlery design. It features a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery, with a cutting edge modeled after European chefs knives. The blade's added heft expands its versatility for heavy-duty cutting tasks. 65-layer blade features a premium SG-2 powdered steel cutting core clad in 64 micro-thin layers of forged nickel/stainless steel Damascus.
  • 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 blades are clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,346 Our Price: $899.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This 9-Piece block set equips you with all the most popular cutlery pieces for everyday meals and entertaining. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless-steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $189 Our Price: $149
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese sandwich knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose serrated edge makes it especially useful for slicing breads, meats and sandwiches.
  • 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 blades are clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain.
  • Sugg. Price: $976 Our Price: $699.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This set of essential kitchen knives combines the best of Shun cutlery in a new design and equips you with the most popular knife sizes. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless-steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $263$269 Our Price: $209.95$214.95
    Staying true to its Asian origins, the Shun Pro collection features the classic single-bevel blades and distinct styling that define traditional Japanese cutlery. Originally known as a fish knife, the deba is equally adept at performing precision cuts on chicken, beef and other meats. The traditional single-bevel, scalpel-like edge is the favored style for preparing Asian cuisine, including sushi and sashimi.
  • Sugg. Price: $250 Our Price: $199.95
    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 steela fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpnessencased between two layers of stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $189$269 Our Price: $149$229
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese chef's knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose razor-sharp edge is ideal for a wide variety of everyday kitchen tasks, including mincing, dicing, chopping and slicing.
  • Sugg. Price: $513 Our Price: $440
    World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboration with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this knife has oval indentations along the blade that keep slices from sticking.Designed for slicing foods from salmon to ham, with a scalloped blade that minimizes sticking.Hand assembled to exacting specifications.
  • Sugg. Price: $189 Our Price: $149
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese utility knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade that works beautifully for a wide range of everyday kitchen tasks. This all-purpose utility knife has a slender, razor-sharp blade that's ideal for mincing, dicing, chopping and slicing.
  • Sugg. Price: $229.95$313 Our Price: $229.95$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: $600 Our Price: $499.95
    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 steela fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness that is encased between two layers of stainless steel.
  • 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 69 microthin layers of 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 encased between two layers of stainless steel. A smaller version of the sobakiri (soba noodle knife), the menkiri has a long, straight edge that creates stability when cutting straight down.