Since the 13th century, Seki City has been the heart of the Japanese cutlery industry. For more than 112 years, it has also been the home of Kai Corporation, the makers of Shun fine cutlery. Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, today’s highly skilled Shun artisans produce blades of unparalleled quality & beauty. Shun is dedicated to maintaining this ancient tradition by continuing to handcraft each knife in their Seki City facilities. Each piece of this fine kitchen cutlery takes at least 100 individual steps to complete.