Handmade Damascus Chef Knife Set - Vanguard Series™ VG 10 Steel - 8 Piece Kitchen Set - Custom Kitchen Gift

Set: 8pc Set
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Navigating the culinary world with subpar knives can be frustrating, hindering your creativity in the kitchen.

The Vanguard Series empowers you with the tactile pleasure of a well-balanced knife and Bridges the gap between mundane kitchen tasks and culinary excellence.

Vanguard Artisan Series

Introducing the Vanguard Artisan Series Handmade Chef Knife Set, a masterpiece born from the expert hands of bladesmith Vincent Blackthorn. Crafted with precision and passion, each knife in this set is a testament to artistry, unparalleled craftsmanship, and a rich heritage.
These Hand Forged VG 10 Steelblades boast a distinctive blend of durability and sharpness. The Black Micarta handles provide a comfortable and secure grip, enhancing the overall aesthetic with a sleek and sophisticated touch.


Only the finest materials are selected for the Vanguard Artisan Series. The Hand Forged Japanese VG 10 Steel is renowned for its sharpness, strength, and edge retention.

The black Micarta handles not only provide a stylish contrast but also offer durability and resistance to wear, making these knives your lifelong companions.

Crafting Tradition, Forging Excellence

Blackthorn, a master bladesmith, from the north, employs traditional techniques passed down through generations.

The blades undergo an excellent heat treatment, being oil-quenched to achieve a remarkable hardness of 58 HRC on the Rockwell Scale. This process not only ensures superior sharpness but also endows each knife with a unique character


This set includes an 8" Chef Knife, 8" Carving Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 7" Cleaver Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 6" Fillet Knife, 5" Utility Knife, and a 3.5" Paring Knife. The genuine cowhide leather sheath adds a touch of luxury and protects these exquisite blades when not in
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A glimpse into the ANVLR experience

At ANVLR we follow a process curated over centuries to attain gold standards in knife making, But like all great stories, our journey begins with a humble quest for the finest materials, carefully chosen to set the stage for a tale of unrivaled craftsmanship. As the story unfolds, skilled artisans seamlessly assume the roles of contemporary blacksmiths, wielding hammers with a rhythmic dance that transcends time. The result is not just a blade; it's a living, breathing entity with a soul and character. The climax of the tale is unveiled with precision sharpening, where each blade metamorphoses into a paragon of razor-sharp perfection.

Top Reviews

Artful Precision
Friday, Dec 01, 2023
Absolutely thrilled with my Vanguard Series™ knife set! The craftsmanship is impeccable, and each blade is a work of art. From slicing through veggies to carving meats, these knives make every kitchen task a pleasure. Vincent Blackthorn's dedication to his craft shines through, and I couldn't be happier with this investment.
Exceptional Craftsmanship
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2024
Vincent Blackthorn has truly outdone himself with the Vanguard Series™. The attention to detail is outstanding, and the knives are a joy to use. The balance and sharpness are remarkable, making prep work a breeze. As a culinary enthusiast, I appreciate the quality of these handcrafted blades. Highly recommended!"
Cutting-edge Excellence
Friday, Feb 16, 2024
The Vanguard Series™ knives are a game-changer in my kitchen. The blades hold their sharpness exceptionally well, and the ergonomic handles provide a comfortable grip. Vincent Blackthorn's expertise is evident in every aspect of these knives. They are not just tools; they are a testament to the artistry of a master bladesmith.
Masterful Elegance
Wednesday, Mar 06, 2024
Vincent Blackthorn's Vanguard Series™ is a true masterpiece. I've owned several knife sets over the years, but these knives stand out for their craftsmanship and performance. The unique designs of the handles add a touch of elegance, making them a conversation starter in any kitchen. A must-have for anyone who values quality and artistry.
Elevated Excellence
Friday, Nov 03, 2023
I am in awe of the Vanguard Series™ by Vincent Blackthorn. These knives have elevated my cooking experience to a whole new level. The precision and balance make chopping and slicing feel effortless. The set not only meets but exceeds my expectations. Vincent's commitment to excellence is evident in every blade. I couldn't be happier with my purchase!"

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