Pallares Kitchen Knife - Carbon Steel - Boxwood Handle - 16 cm

Article number: PALL-10-163
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As anyone who has ever encountered Inigo Montoya can tell you, a Spaniard knows his way around a steel blade. These exquisite carbon steel knives are hand-forged and honed in a 100+ year old workshop in Solsona, Spain, in the same manner than they have been for over 400 years, tempered with blessings to Saint Eligius, the patron saint of knife makers.

The 16cm (roughly 6 1/3") blade is a cross between a chef's knife and a paring knife, ideal for small tasks requiring precise cuts. The flat taper also enables short guided chops. The pointed blade shape, like all good things, is a matter of personal preference, but it makes for ultra-precise cuts (and a rakish aspect).

Since they are forged from a purer alloy than their stainless steel counterparts, carbon steel knives are considered slightly more "delicate". While it is certainly possible for these knives to chip if you throw them at a magicians assistant or into the dishwasher, and, if neglected, they can stain or rust, the beauty of these knives actually lives in that delicacy. These blades demand respect and, if they're afforded the respect they deserve, they will remain more subtly beautiful, easier to hone, slower to dull, and deadly sharp for generations—plenty of time to search for the Six Fingered Man.

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