Are Damascus steel kitchen knives worth it?
Damascus steel kitchen knives and stainless steel knives have their own advantages and disadvantages, but in terms of cost, Damascus kitchen knives are worth its price. Why? I’ll analysis it mainly from the following points:
1. In terms of appearance(pattern), the pattern of the Damascus knife is more delicate than the pattern of stainless steel. This is because the pattern of the Damascus knife is formed during the repeated folding and forging process. It is the pattern of the knife itself, not laser engraved, so the pattern is more ornamental and collectible.
2. In terms of craftsmanship, Damascus kitcchen knives are forged knives, and most stainless steel knives are stamped knives. Forged process takes more time and effort, and the requirements for craftsmen are also higher. So, this is one of reasons why Damascus knives are expensive.
3. In terms of steel materials, Damascus steel is just like Tiffany in the jewelry world. It is the noble in steel, so the price of raw materials will be more expensive too.
4. In terms of customer’s review, Damascus chef knives can hold a longer time for edge, At the same time, because of their unique pattern, many people love it, and give a 5 star review for it.
In a word: Damascus steel kitchen knives worth the cost as opposed to stainless steel.