Best 5 Almazan Serbian Cleaver Knife Damascus Steel

                            Best 5 Almazan Serbian Cleaver Knife Damascus Steel 

Introduction

From profession chef to enthusiastic cook, ask anyone if they were grounded in a desert and only one item they can take for their kitchen, there is good chance they will choose their chef knife. From fine slicing onion to carving chicken to dicing carrot, a good kitchen knife can do it all. Indispensability of chef knife can trace way back two and a half million years ago when some of our pre-human ancestors used a crude stone blade to cut up a carcass. Fast forward our brains got bigger, jaws got smaller but our tools got more sophisticated the whole progression of human history sparked by the knife.

 

Then comes Serbian chef Knife also known as almazan . Straight from the hell, this man-made monster can destroy any food come IN front of it. From vegetable to raw meat nothing can stop it. Known for its Versatility. Its usefulness in a wide range of scenarios, the Serbian Steel Chef’s knife is a highly capable blade. Well-known for chopping, slicing, dicing, mincing and many more.

 

History

Funny story, you might think almazan is a country at least a place. Not its not. The whole Almaza name comes from a YouTube channel Almažan Kitchen.  Which is created by Serbian duo Boban Almažan and Aleksandar Almažan. They are uncle and nephew respectively. Both are originally from Paraćin, city in a Central Serbia. Their unique style of outdoor cooking has attracted more than 3.8 million subscribers and their videos showing simple yet delicious recipes get tens of millions of views. Although Almazan knives are crafted in Almazan, Spain, the style is better known as the “Serbian Chef’s Knife.” The heavy bulk of the blade aids in slicing through tough meat and bone just like cut through butter.

 

 

Here in forgingblade we make high quality, handmade Serbian cleaver knife. Our knives are highly customizable in both Damascus pattern and handle material.

 

These traditionally handmade beauties come with all sorts of Damascus patterns from ladder to feather, fire to twist. You name it, we will make it happen. We don’t stop there, handle can be made from various different items, just to match your taste.

 

Damascus blade patterns you can expect,

  • Ladder
  • Twisted
  • Rain Drop
  • Fire
  • Feather

 

List of handle material you can choose from,

  • Camel Bone
  • Bull Horn
  • Koa Wood
  • Rose Wood
  • Olive Wood

 

Very sharp and strong blade backed by excellent quality high carbon steel are some of finest characteristics of our Serbian chef knife. Form 6 inch – 14 inch, these traditionally made carbon rich blades come with all different sizes, weights and balances. However, it looks similar to a Chinese cleaver but features a curved edge unlike the latter (squarish). This knife is believed to be the finest cleaver in the world of cleavers.

 

Today we bring 5 handmade Damascus cleaver by our experienced blacksmiths to choose your next wingman.

 

Let’s start.

 

                                                                                                                              Almazan Damascus steel cleaver

Here we start with gorgeous 12-inch handmade Damascus cleaver also known as Serbian chef knife. It has beautiful 7-inch double edged Damascus blade. ergonomic handle gives you comfortable gripe. Hardness of the blade just on the point where you can sharp your knife easily without breaking your sweat.

Here a quick overview of the knife,

Overview:

Overall length: 12.50 inches

Blade length: 7.50 inches

Handle length: 5.0 inches

Blade:

Blade Material: Damascus steel

Handle Material: Bone

HRC: 58-60

Next, we have another Damascus cleaver, this 12.5-inch titan, can handle anything to throw at it. Hand forged with high carbon steel gives its beautiful pattern as well as the hardness of the steel keeps the edge sharper for longer period. Come with genuinely and uniquely made handles of rose wood or olive wood. Custom orders made to our customers choice.

Here a quick overview of the knife,

Overview:

Overall length: 12.50 inches

Handle length: 5 inches

Blade length: 7.5 inches

Thickness 2 mm

Blade:

Blade Material: hand forge 1095,1043/15N20 Damascus Steel

Handle Material: Rose Wood and Olive Wood

HRC: 59-60

With the knife we have Handmade Leather Sheath just for you.

Here comes beautiful 13-inch meat cleaver knife. This unique knife builds to give you unmatched experience for chopping and cutting. This is one of the best meat cleaver out there. Hand forge 1095 / 4340 Damascus Steel makes 352 layers to a beautiful and precise pattern and give its epic rain drop pattern and 5 inches long rosewood handle completes its look. Damascus Steel has high quality contents to give it an excellent edge and sharp cutting ability.

For your better understanding here is a quick overview,

Overview:

Overall length: 13 inches

Blade length: 8 inches

Handle length: 5 inches

Thickness: 2.5mm

Blade:

Blade Material: 1095 / 4340 Damascus Steel

Handle Material: Rose Wood

HRC: 58-59

Finally small present for you, with leather sheath of high-quality cow skin.

 

Here we go again a full tank Almazan mini monster. 11-inch handmade high carbon steel comes with 256 layers and 5-inch blade of pure cutting and chopping experience. High carbon Damascus steel from our finest craftsmen give you razor Sharpe knife out from the box. Our Damascus combination has taken years to perfect and has been tested under a variety of application which will offer professional performance in categories of toughness, strength (lateral stress) and edge honing and holding ability. In a 5 spot Rockwell test our blades will average near or close to 58 which offers a perfect balance between its toughness and strength.

Here is a quick overview,

Overview:

Overall length: 11 inches

Blade length: 6 inches

Handle length: 5 inches

Thickness: 3.2mm

Blade:

Blade Material: 1095 & 15N20 Damascus Steel

Handle Material: Rose Wood

HRC: 58-60

As always, our knife comes with handmade leather sheath.

Personalizable Handmade Damascus Steel Cleaver Chopper Chef Kitchen Knife

Today’s final pick is 11-inch Damascus alloy steel made your best meat chopper, gorgeous Serbian chef knife. The blade is made by 352 Layers forged by a hammer to a beautiful and precise pattern. Our selected Damascus Steel has high-quality content to give it an excellent edge and sharp cutting ability and higher hardness of the Blade means sharp edge and holds cutting edge after heavy duty. If you are looking for a compact knife. This could be your best choice. Sharp and Hard Cutting Edge. With beautiful hand Stitched Leather Sheath Quality Finish, Perfect Grip, Balanced Knife.

Let’s have a quick look,

Overview:

Overall length: 11 inches

Blade length: 6 inches

Handle length: 5 inches

Thickness: 4mm

Blade:

Blade Material: 1095 & 15N20 Damascus Steel

Handle Material: Rose Wood

HRC: 57-59

Don’t forget we also have perfectly fit handmade leather sheath with the knife.

Pros and cons of our knives

 

Every knife out there has its own pro and cons. Our knives are not different. Let’s discuss about it.

 

Pros

  • Traditionally hand-forged Damascus blade.
  • Made of high carbon steel.
  • Beautiful custom-made Ergonomic and convenient handle.
  • more resistant, sharp and durable straight out of the box.
  • Excellent edge retention thanks to superior craftmanship and choose of material.
  • Steel hardness in the point where you need too much time to sharp.
  • We offer wide range of customization.
  • Double-edged blade comfortable for both handed people.

 

Cons

  • Can find some imperfection, that’s the beauty of handmade knives.
  • Overall little heavy, so are all Serbian chef knives.
  • Without proper care can get rust and corrosion.
  • Balance is on blade side.

Care for our Damascus cleavers

Unlike Japanese cleaver our knives need less time to maintain. Because we use high carbon steel our knives need proper care after use. We advise our clients to use vegetable/coconut Oil or wax after washing. Do not put the Knife into the Sheath to store for a long time because Leather can absorb water, which can rust the knife.

Conclusion

We have come to the end for today. Our Almazan knives are ideal for professional chefs and home cook, as they are sharp, strong and exceptionally durable. Use of Damascus steel not only keep us one step ahead from our competitors but also keep the sharpness longer.

We have these five models don’t mean you have to pick from these, we have wide range of knives in our website just for you to pick up.

Any chances need more courage to handle, so does a new knife. Consider a strong knife will serve you for years to come. That knife can be one of these 5. Hope this guide helps you. Stay with forgingblade. Rock your station!!

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