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Dark Crystal II - 6in (150mm) Damascus Petty Culinary Knife

“Dark Crystal II” 6in (150mm) Damascus petty knife. This classic KRVR design has a new 2020 update: the old, faded strata Damascus pattern has been replaced by a more captivating pointilated sunray Damascus pattern. The air of serration complements the super strong wa-style octagonal polyurethane resin handle. The handle looks like ice, and transitions from black ice to clear ice near the butt of the handle. Frozen in time within the ice are crystal-clear wisps of steam wafting through the atmosphere.⁠

The blade is made from VG10 core hardened to 60 HRC. Multiple layers of stainless are forged on both sides of the blade that protect the core and result in the damascus layer pattern. VG10 is a high hardness stainless that doesn’t require the maintenance or care of a carbon steel. VG10 blades should be sharpened with a water stone, synthetic stone, or diamond. Do not use a honing steel on this blade. The edge angle is sharpened to 17 degrees and then stropped to a super sharp finish. The blade is 6” (150 mm) long, with a convex surface grind.⠀

Features:

  • Blade Style: Petty
  • Edge Finish: Slight curve for chopping and slicing
  • Blade Grind: Double bevel
  • Grind Angle: 17 Degrees
  • Blade Face: Convex grind
  • Handle Style: Wa Octagonal
  • Tang: Tapered stick tang, epoxied in

Materials:

  • Blade Material: VG-10 core with multilayer stainless cladding
  • Blade Pattern: Damascus 
  • Blade Hardness: 59-60 HRC at VG-10 core. Stainless cladding is softer.
  • Handle Material: Resin

Dimensions:

  • Blade Cutting Length: 6 inches (150 mm)
  • Overall Length: 11 inches (275 mm)
  • Handle Width: ~ 1in (25.4 mm)
  • Blade Height (Max):  ~ 1.14 inches (29 mm)
  • Blade Thickness at spine (Max): 0.079 inches (2 mm)

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