ZDP-189

Designed by Oster Rob in Slovenia and Yoshida Hamono, the heart of the knives is made of ZDP-189 steel with an HRC of 66:67, which was selected because systematic testing has proven its superior qualities and long-lasting sharpness.

The steel is laminated with an external layer of softer stainless steel that makes it easier to care for and more durable. Such a blade remains sharp for a very long time, its softer external layer makes it easier to sharpen, and it also protects the core steel from external factors.


Why buy this range

Incredible sharpness and edge retention combined with a stylish kurochi finish.

What you get

A textured shiny black box, lined with black card and the knife name in Japanese along the top. The blade is encased in a plastic sheath for protection.

Helping you find the perfect knife

Cutting Edge Knives is a small family run business based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Since 2011 we've helped thousands of happy customers find the perfect knife for their cooking and hope to serve you soon.

Ally & James

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