Damascus Steak Knives by Blades of the Gods boasts an ebony handle and sandblasted sterling silver applications
Blending 1100 years of craftsmanship with modern quality, the Bali ‘island of the gods’, Indonesia-based producers of blades including ceremonial Keris daggers as well as chef-endorsed knives that integrate handcrafted Damascus patterns, or ‘pamor’ in Indonesian, as well as the exceptional sharpness you would expect from professional cutlery, Blades of the Gods has now created luxury $9,150 Shastra Steak Knives set. Noted for offering the finest in Balinese blacksmith tradition, this Damascus kitchen knives producing brand founded by Bernhard Leiner and Thomas Samson, actually created this impressive new set of knives catering to the demand for extra sharp and luxury steak knives among the top chefs in Europe and South East Asia. Besides, we have also earlier seen some fancy knives for the likes of discerning individuals including the Swiss Alps Panorama knives that bring a dose of Swiss luxury to the designer kitchens, the William Henry’s bejeweled knives, the Wenger’s Porsche Design Knives, the world’s finest chef’s knife, the S-box knife box, and the most expensive diamond-studded kitchen knife, to name a few.
The whole idea behind the Shastra Steak Knives set was to create a set of eight knives with exceptional design and materials hat celebrate ergonomic function while maintaining the traditional aesthetics of intricate Balinese carvings.
The Damascus blades were hand-forged to 161 layers of manganese iron, pure nickel and high carbon steel. Further, this set of knives comes completed with an ebony handle and sandblasted sterling silver applications, and are luxuriously presented in a special box crafted from Indian rosewood and covered with fine black calf skin.
Also check the Lubdhaka knife that has Damascus blade with carbonized steel edge covered with 160 iron, manganese steel and pure nickel layers, and the front ornament with black star sapphire, ruby, and rainbow moonstone symbolize the Trimurti. The ornaments with blue star sapphires and the Lotus flower with the cat’s eye opal denote for spiritual awakening.