This is a Santoku from Saladini from the series Collezione Cucina,
with a blade length of 21 cm and a handle of Bocote - Cordia Central American Hardwood.
The knives from the Coltelleria Saladini in Scarperia Tuscany Italy, impress with the finest workmanship and unique design.
The history of the cutler Saladini goes back to the middle of the 19th century century back. Since 1841, the Saladini family has been producing cutlery for the clergy for the first time in the city of Italian knife production.
The Tuscan town of Scarperia, between Florence and Bologna, on the hills of the Apennines, has a tradition in blade manufacture that dates back to the 15th century. This tradition was revived by Leonardo Saladini in 1984 and has been continuously developed to this day.
In 2002 Giacomo Cecchi joined the company and was responsible for the design and development of new knife shapes. The Saladini manufactory develops professional kitchen tools suitable for everyday use. Individual and collector’s items of the highest craftsmanship.
The blade steel used for the knife series Collezione Cucina consists of X46Cr13 carbon steel. Drop-forged and hardened to 56-57 HRC.
The handles are made from long-seasoned Central American Bocote hardwood ( > Video ) are driven in one piece onto the barbed tang.
The solid wood handle and the blade are precisely ground and shaped by hand on belt grinding machines in multiple, manual processes. The knives are finely balanced and the subtle bolster gives the user a secure feeling when cutting.
The handle shape and the Bocote wood are elegantly curved and nestle naturally in the hand of the wearer. Saladini`s Collezione Cucina, a beautiful and extremely individual series of knives in terms of blade shape, handle design and professional use.
Coltelleria Saladini, knife manufacturer from Scarperia Tuscany – TYPEMYKNIFE BLOG< /p>