Kershaw Shallot Assisted Opening Folder 3.5″ Composite 14CZN/ZDP189 Steel Blade
The Kershaw Shallot is a great knife. It is a large, usable size and has all the great Ken Onion assisted opening features. We now have several permutations of this model and this one has the hardest steel. The Damascus models may look prettier to some and they are a super high quality product, but this ZDP-189 steel that is on the cutting edge of these composite blades is super hard and will hold an edge a really long time. Surprisingly, it is not too difficult to resharpen them, either.
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