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Leiths Damascus Steel Knife Set

Leiths Damascus Steel Knife Set


The Damascus Steel Range is made from Japanese steel, acknowledged to be the best in the world and consists of multiple layers of complementary stainless knife steels compressed around an inner core of very hard specialist cutting steel (VG10).

VG-10 is a unique formulation of steel with a high carbon content specially designed for high- quality blades, containing various amounts of Chromium, Vanadium, Molybdenum and Cobalt. Tempered to a high hardness rating (HRC 58-60), the blades acquire an enduring ‘surgical’ sharpness that is readily regained when necessary. The supporting layers provide flexibility and shock absorbing qualities to the blades.

The Damascus technique, involving the layering, folding and forging of different qualities of steel, give these knives their marbled appearance. The handles are designed to give a comfortable and safe grip at all times. A fine ceramic 9” knife sharpener is included in the set.

The set

  • Chef Knife (8″)
  • Santoku Knife (7.5″)
  • Boning Knife (6″)
  • Fillet Knife (7.25″)
  • Utility Knife (4.5″)
  • Knife Roll
  • Ceramic Sharpener (Damascus)


The Cutlery and Allied Trades Research Association in Sheffield tested our blades under British Standards EN ISO 8442-5 for sharpness and edge retention.

Our knife blades passed in both respects and are classified as ‘Excellent’, the highest of 5 categories, significantly exceeding the ‘Excellent’ rating requirement, for ‘Cutting Performance’ by 26% and for ‘Edge Retention’ by 23%.

All Leiths knives have a one year guarantee against faults in materials or manufacture.

If you have made a purchase of knives from Leiths we will need to conduct an ID check to verify your age. This is because the United Kingdom has introduced a regulatory requirement to protect minors from accessing age restricted products.

If you are under the age of 18 we will need to cancel your order and a new order will need to be placed by a parent/guardian so verification can be processed.

In order to confirm your age please send proof of identity to documents@leiths.com. All information will be treated in line with our Privacy Policy.

Leiths will attempt to contact you within 48 hours if proof of identity has not been received. If contact cannot be made, the Leiths team will leave a voicemail and email using the details you have provided. Please either contact Leiths by telephone on 0208 749 6400, or email documents@leiths.com at your earliest convenience. Failure to do so will result in the knive order being placed ON-HOLD and which will delay delivery time. Upon successfully verifying your age, Leiths will have your order shipped with UPS age verification service, who (as a separate entity) will in turn request to see ID on delivery. Please ensure that you provide a contact number for delivery. Tracking will be provided.

Available to buy at the school


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