Wusthof Ikon Santoku Knife, 17cm


Experience the versatility and precision of the Wusthof Ikon Santoku Knife, the Asian counterpart to the European chef's knife. This elegant 17cm knife is indispensable in kitchens around the world, blending luxurious craftsmanship with unparalleled performance.

Forged from a single piece of premium WÜSTHOF steel in Solingen, Germany, this knife promises remarkable durability and a razor-sharp edge, ideal for a variety of tasks from mincing herbs to preparing fish and meat. The hallowed blade design ensures food slides off effortlessly, allowing for regular to wafer-thin cuts with ease.

The Ikon series is celebrated for its ergonomic handles, crafted from sustainably sourced African Blackwood. This water-resistant wood, coupled with a double bolster for optimal weight distribution, ensures a comfortable and secure grip, allowing for precise control.

Each blade is meticulously honed by expert knife specialists, ensuring bespoke quality and exceptional sharpness.

Perfect for chopping, slicing, and dicing vegetables, fish, and meats, this Santoku knife is a must-have for both professional chefs and home cooks. Its balanced design and full tang construction offer superior strength and balance, making food preparation a delight.

Invest in the Wusthof Ikon Santoku Knife and experience the pinnacle of German engineering and timeless design. This knife is more than just a kitchen tool—it’s a reliable companion, making your cooking tasks effortless and enjoyable.

What makes the Wusthof Ikon different from the Classic Ikon?
Where the Classic Ikon has a black plastic handle, the Ikon range has a more luxurious handle made from African Blackwood. Known for it's dark brown colours, it is also a very dense wood and water resistant, making it very durable, and excellent to use as a knife handle.

Care Instructions:

  • Hand wash in warm, soapy water and dry immediately.

  • Regularly oil the wooden handle with food-safe oil to maintain its beauty and durability.

  • Not dishwasher safe. Avoid cleaners containing citrus or bleach to protect the handle.

About Wusthof

For over two centuries, Wusthof has epitomised excellence in crafting premium blades. Founded in 1814 by Johann Abraham Wüsthof in Solingen, Germany, the family-owned company combines high-precision production with traditional craftsmanship to create knives of unparalleled quality. Guided by a commitment to continuity and innovation, they've honed their techniques to perfection, earning recognition worldwide. From Robert Wüsthof's pioneering journey to the USA in 1881 to the iconic Ikon series, each milestone reflects their dedication to craftsmanship. Today, under the leadership of cousins Viola Wüsthof and Harald Wüsthof, the seventh generation of their family, Wusthof continues to innovate, exporting knives to eighty countries worldwide. Their goal remains unwavering: to offer chefs and enthusiasts knives that marry exceptional sharpness, quality, and balance, ensuring our legacy of excellence endures for generations to come.


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