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Design by VOX

CHILIN

FX-530 G10B

Designer: VOX

Blade steel: N690Co stainless steel

Hardness: HRC 58-60

Blade coating: Stone washed

Handle: Black G10

Clip: Black idroglider stainless steel

Spacer: Yellow lime anodized aluminium

Screws: Black idroglider stainless steel

Blade Length: 80 mm. - 3.15"

Overall Length: 193 mm. - 7.60"

Blade Thickness: 4.0 mm. - 0.16"

Sheath: Nylon®

Made in: Italy

Weight: 110 gr - 3.88 oz

  • Description
    In 19th century China, a member of the prestigious Chiu family started the history of the famous Shilin knives. These knives, completely handmade, represented unparalleled craftsmanship excellence. The secret of their production was jealously guarded and passed down to only a select few, who later migrated to Taiwan, taking this ancient tradition with them. As time passed, the knowledge to create these knives became increasingly rare. Many people who possessed this skill stopped making them, thus interrupting the passage of the tradition. However, despite the challenges, families in Taipei who once produced Shilin knives have ceased their activities, leaving a gap in the continuation of this ancient art. The Chilin knife draws direct inspiration from the history and tradition of Shilin knives. The craftsmanship and excellence that characterize Shilin knives have profoundly influenced the design and production of the Chilin knife. Every detail, from material selection to craftsmanship, has been carefully considered to ensure superior performance and exceptional durability while paying homage to the historic knife.
  • Designer
    VOX
    “Il mio design segue le linee nordiche, un’espressione quasi minimalista, pulita e funzionale. Tutto è improntato verso la funzionalità del coltello”.
    Jesper Voxnæs è produttore e designer di coltelli danese. Ha iniziato a produrre coltelli nel 1989. Oggi collabora con diversi marchi per la progettazione di coltelli e la consulenza sul design.

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In 19th century China, a member of the prestigious Chiu family started the history of the famous Shilin knives. These knives, completely handmade, represented unparalleled craftsmanship excellence. The secret of their production was jealously guarded and passed down to only a select few, who later migrated to Taiwan, taking this ancient tradition with them. As time passed, the knowledge to create these knives became increasingly rare. Many people who possessed this skill stopped making them, thus interrupting the passage of the tradition. However, despite the challenges, families in Taipei who once produced Shilin knives have ceased their activities, leaving a gap in the continuation of this ancient art. The Chilin knife draws direct inspiration from the history and tradition of Shilin knives. The craftsmanship and excellence that characterize Shilin knives have profoundly influenced the design and production of the Chilin knife. Every detail, from material selection to craftsmanship, has been carefully considered to ensure superior performance and exceptional durability while paying homage to the historic knife.

Designer

VOX

“My knife designs are obviously with the Nordic lines and feel. A clean functional almost minimalistic expression. All about the function of the tool”.
Jesper Voxnæs is danish knife maker and designer. Started making knives in 1989. Now works with different brands on knife design and design consulting.

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Blade Coating: stone washed
Blade Steel: N690Co stainless steel
Acciaio Steel Carbonio Carbon Cromo Chromium Cobalto Cobalt Azoto Nitrogen Manganese Manganese Molibdeno Molybdenu Nichel Nickel Fosforo Phosphorous Silicio Silicon Zolfo Sulfur Tungsteno Tungs Vanadio Vanadium
N690CO 1.08 17.30 1.50 - 0.40 1.10 - - 0.40 - - 0.10