We're thrilled to introduce the Shun Classic 6-in. Kiritsuke. This
high-performance Japanese blade style is used for all the tasks for
which you'd use a chef's knife. It's ideal for slicing and push cuts.
Julienne, dice, or brunoise vegetables with ease. It's also an excellent
choice for cleaning and portioning boneless proteins, and particularly
fish. It slices cooked proteins easily and gracefully. This 6-in. size
features a slightly shorter blade for easy maneuverability and
versatility. It also has a slightly curved edge so that it even works
well with rocking cuts. Once you try it, you'll find yourself reaching
for your Shun Classic 6-in. Kiritsuke more and more often. As with the
rest of the Classic series, the D-shaped handle provides both comfort
The Shun Classic line features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and
D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles. Yet behind these handcrafted knives'
beauty is function: razor-sharp blades offering top performance. Shun's
proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel, which provides incredible
edge retention, is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then ground and
bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel. The
result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion
resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic line also
offers you the widest assortment of both traditional culinary blade
shapes and cutting-edge designs, so you can always find the right knife
for the task.
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