A blade manufactured by the Zlatoust masters from composite (damask) steel ZD-0803 (ZLAtoust+Damast, 08 – average carbon content of 0.8%, 03 – average content of alloying elements (chromium, nickel, molybdenum, vanadium, etc.).
The composition of ZD-0803 includes high-carbon steel type U10A providing the blade with high operational (cutting properties, strength, etc.) and decorative properties. At the same time, it should be remembered that compositions based on U10A steel are susceptible to corrosion.
It would be appropriate to present a knife from famous Zlatoust masters in gift box to almost anyone – a chef for birthday, a colleague on wedding anniversary, a beloved woman or man, because not all men avoid culinary exercises. Just remind him that in the most reputable restaurants in the world, almost all chefs are men, and then let your darling hold the spectacular and surprisingly sharp “Chef” knives in his hands. There is no doubt that your hero, feeling like a true samurai, will perform the most amazing feats for you, albeit in the cozy home kitchen.