Santoku by Yu Kurosaki with Nickel Damascus-patterned blade. Blade has a core of VG-10 stainless steel. Hardness of 60-61 HRC provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness. The blade surface has Damascus and unique hammered FUJIN texture which causes an image of a Japanese god believed to control the wind. The handle of santoku Fujin VG10 Damascus Series is made of oak and water-resistant wenge wood, which are separated from each other by a ring of natural turquoise. Yu Kurosaki works in Takefu Knife Village where he apprenticed with Hiroshi Kato.