This line is using well known VG10 steel and convinces by a straightforward but still chic design and impresses by an tremendously long durability of the blade as well as by its easy going working performance. Core: VG10 steel, hardened to HRC61-62. Cladding: Stainless steel. Finishing: Suminagashi-Tsuchime. Blade: Forged closed bolster to seal the blade from the handle. Handle: The handle is made out of Mahogany wood, which is highly resistant against dirt and water. Triple riveted tang.