The Yaxell YO-U 101 Layer Damascus knife series, the brother of the globally popular “GOU”, are offered exclusively on the Japanese domestic market in response to quality-demanding customers’ expectation.

Needless to say, this JAPAN Limited Version is quite extremely sharp, hard, and durable for professional use.

<< 101 Layer Damascus Version >>

The 101 Layers SG2 and it’s beautiful design must impress you by the details of it’s well calculated, meticulous design.
Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel is enveloped by 50 layers on one side with soft and hard stainless steel.
The powdered steel contains a lot of carbon and has an unprecedented hardness of approximately 63 Rockwell.
We recommend this excellent knife series for professional chefs to enhance their art of cooking as well as for Perfect Gift.

<< 3 Layer Stylish General Version >>

At the same time of the release of 101 Layer Damascus blades, the Yaxell YO-U bianco series made a debut on the Japanese domestic market as well.
This YO-U bianco blade is made of 3 layers VG10 (Cobalt-Molybdenum-Vanadium) Stainless Steel, “super stainless steel”, which is clad (covered) by high quality stainless steel from both sides. Of course it is quite high quality, extremely sharp, hard, and durable for professional use.
The sword wave line is clearly observed on the blade and the blade has an extremely sharp cutting angle and long cutting performance.

Yaxell – TOP quality brand in Japan since 1932, combining the best of advanced technology
with unsurpassed Japanese blade knowledge and expertise handed down from generation to generation for centuries.
Manufacturer recommends sharpening with the Yaxell Gou Sharp Pro knife sharpener, a Japanese water stone, or a diamond steel honed for sharpening.

If you have any question, please feel free to contact us anytime.

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All the Hocho-Knife staff
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