When we hear about modern technology and traditional world-renowned sword-forging techniques, the first thing that comes to our mind is Japanese knives. Most of the knife companies that are famous for manufacturing world-class knives are located in Japan which crafted their knives using a combination of these techniques. Because of its lightweight, razor sharpness and durability, Japanese knives are the first choice for every knife lover.
Miyabi is such a brand that honors tradition and quality. In the premium kitchen cutlery market, they carry a great value because of their tried and true blade-forging traditions.
They crafted their knives using handcrafted methods which makes their blade sharper than the average edge. Their three-step sharpening process model their knives so perfect that they can cut through even the softest food items.
Shun is one of the most popular Japan-based knife lines that gained its popularity because of its thin and lightweight blade with Damascus patterns. This brand uses high quality hardened steel to manufacture its knife.
Basically, Seki city is the root of making shun cutlery for over 100 years and this city is widely known for expert blade artisans and their amazing art of making swords, knives, and other cutlery
Both Knives are using Japanese design and these knives are highly functional in kitchen work. Sharper than traditional European style, that means wielded with skill and grace and uses a steeper angle. When it comes to making a comparison between these two, it could be a very tough job as both are manufactured in Japan, both are following the best possible standards in their mechanism and both cost less or more at the same time.
But still, there are some difference that will convince you to choose one and we are trying to manifest the difference into this article
Miyabi and Shun, both knives are made in Japan but Miyabi is actually possessed by Zwilling where Kai Group is the parent company for Shun. When it comes to comparing these two amazing brands, we should choose two specific models of each brand and generalize them based on their design and characteristic.
|Design: The handle reflects the comfort level of any knife. It determines the balance and general feel. Miyabi Birchwood has a Karelian birch wood handle and shrinks resistance. Generally, it holds up very well. Marblewood color makes the handle a tread mark as it matches beautifully. The grip is perfect for right-handed people.||Design: Shun knives feature Pakkawood handles, basically a plastic wood composite. This natural wood design is very durable and rot-resistant. Rounded handle and versatile functionality. Vast majority of consumers will find it very comfortable and easy to use.|
|Angle: Miyabi has almost 9 -12-degree angle in its knives||Angle: Shun has 16-degree angle in its knives|
|Hardness: To avoid quicker dullness, Miyabi is made of the hardest steel at around 62-64 degree||Hardness: Shun is made of the hardest steel around at 60-62|
|Steel: SG2 core with 101 layer and Damascus pattern design||Steel: VG max core with 34 layers of stainless steel and Damascus pattern design|
The best place to buy a Miyabi or Shun knife is Amazon. Comparatively, they sell it at a reasonable price than other market places and whenever Miyabi brings their new lunch, they present it immediately to users. Their priority is to give the best service with great quality.
So which one has won the battle _ Miyabi or Shun? Well, it depends on your preference. It is a close call we must say and both are great knives according to the comparison. But we have to choose one according to the topic and we will definitely choose Shun as their knives are comparatively reasonable, sharp edge and great steel quality.