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Shun Sora

Shun Sora’s proprietary Composite Blade Technology brings together a VG10 3-layer san mai cutting edge with a mirror-polished Japanese 420J stainless steel upper. This technology puts high performance material exactly where it’s needed — on the edge.

The two blade sections are laser cut, then fitted together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Braze welding permanently joins them.

The attractive wavy pattern at the joint is based on traditional Japanese sword hamon lines. While Sora's blade shapes and handle design are traditional Japanese, the textured PP/TPE polymer blend handle material provides a contemporary look, secure grip and balance, and is easy to maintain.

Cutting Edge

Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade


VG10 is clad with one layer of stainless steel on each side to create the san mai edge and provide stain resistance. Mirror-polished Japanese 420J blade upper


60(±1) HRC


Traditional handle design in easy-care textured PP/TPE blend


Handcrafted in Japan


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