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Traditional Japanese Knife

  • 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: $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: $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: $325 Our Price: $259.95
    Handcrafted in Japan, Shun Dual-Core knives are a brilliant pairing of strength and beauty. Two types of stainless steel are welded and forged together to produce the stunning Damascus pattern and a super-strong blade that holds its sharp edge, requiring less honing. This utility/butchery knife performs as an all-purpose knife for precision-trimming vegetables and slicing meats, cheese and tomatoes.
  • Sugg. Price: $175 Our Price: $149.95
    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: $250$259.95 Our Price: $129.95$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: $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.
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    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: $263$269 Our Price: $199.95$209.95
    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: $746 Our Price: $435
    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 makes a beautifully clean cut through all textures of breads, leaving few traces of crumbs. Uniquely shaped waves on the blade allow for the ideal push/pull cutting motion through all textures of breads. Hand assembled to exacting specifications.
  • 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: $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: $375 Our Price: $239.95
    Handcrafted in Japan, Shun Dual-Core knives are a brilliant pairing of strength and beauty. Two types of stainless steel are welded and forged together to produce the stunning Damascus pattern and a super-strong blade that holds its sharp edge, requiring less honing. The long-bladed kiritsuke is essentially an all-purpose Japanese chef's knife, ideal for cleaning and portioning boneless meats as well as dicing, slicing or julienning vegetables.
  • 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: $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.
  • 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: $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: $199$249 Our Price: $99$129
    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 santoku combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade that combines characteristics of a Western chefs knife and a cleaver.
  • Sugg. Price: $179 Our Price: $79
    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: $239 Our Price: $189
    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.
  • 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: $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: $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: $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: $376 Our Price: $325
    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 knife is specially designed for delicate tasks like preparing fish.The razor-sharp blade is rigid enough for general slicing and cutting yet pliable enough for careful work.Hand assembled to exacting specifications.
  • 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: $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.
  • 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: $95$110 Our Price: $64.95$74.95
    Combining German craftsmanship and traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions that keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer.
  • Sugg. Price: $175$190 Our Price: $139.95$159.95
    Combining German craftsmanship and traditional Japanese styling, this santoku is deftly proportioned for precision tasks like mincing and paper-thin slicing. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow oval-shaped depressions to keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking.
  • Sugg. Price: $501$544 Our Price: $420$465
    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, these santokus have wide blades for greater precision, with a slight curvature for ease of movement.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.