With its strikingly beautiful blade, the Shun Dual Core 6-inch Utility Knife brings functional art into any kitchen. The eye-catching herringbone blade pattern is the product of 71 alternating micro-layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 and VG2 stainless steel. The Dual Core blade of this timeless kitchen tool is strong, light and durable. The traditional Japanese-style octagon-shaped handle in ebony PakkaWood offers an easy, secure grip, comfortable for both left and right-handed cooks. PakkaWood is genuine hardwood infused with resin to resist moisture. The Utility Knife is situated in size between a paring knife and a chef’s knife, perfect for medium-sized tasks. Sometimes known as a sandwich knife, the Shun Dual Core Utility Knife adeptly cuts meats, vegetables and fruits alike. Handcrafted and hand-sharpened in Japan, innovative Shun Cutlery raises the standard for kitchen knives. Invest in high-performance cutlery with the Shun Dual Core 6-inch Utility Knife.