Small Santoku chef's knife, or a small high-bladed vegetable chopper. Blade length 12.5 cm.
Ran Japanese Damascus have traditionally been made by forging. 69-storey knife on both sides of the frame is forged from 34 layers of molybdenum-vanadium steel. Blades represent one of the finest steel and the hardness of the metal blades are on a scale of Rockwell C57-61.
The handle material is Micarta, or laminated fabric. Micarta is a wood-looking and the touch, but considerably more moisture resistant. Ran knives are packaged in elegant gift boxes.
All knives only for hand washing!