VS1 Semi Stainless Steel / Chromax

VS1 is a high-tech modern knife-making steel, prized for its ability to hold an edge and sharpen like high-carbon steel, with much less maintenance. Though this steel can rust, it doesn't do so easily and is relatively easy to care for.

This steel is perfect for both home cooks looking for their first knife and professionals who expect to put their knife through its paces!

Fun fact, it is also known as VGin-1, Gin translates to Silver, so that is how we get VS1! The more you know!

Steel Composition -  Carbon (C) 0.95-1.05%, Chromium (Cr) 4.5-5.5%, Molybdenum (Mo)  0.8-1.2%, Vanadium (V)  0.2%