V-gold is a stainless steel with a high carbon content
The VG-10 stainless steel was originally designed by Takefu Special Steel Co. Ltd., based in Takefu,Fukui Prefecture Japan (the former cutlery/sword-making center of Echizen).
The G stands for “gold”, which refers to the “gold standard” that this level of stainless steel is considered to have met. Many top of the line pocket, hunting, and tactical knives have used VG-10 steel.
The VG-10 holds an edge and its ability to withstand rust, VG-10 has become the popular steel for professional chefs and cooking enthusiasts.
Excellent cutting performance and razor sharp.
Easier to sharpen