I've queried about my vintage (sadly rusted) Sabatier 4-star knife found at an estate sale, but now I would like some advice about caring for it after I restore it (carefully).
This is my first high carbon knife; I've only ever had experience with stainless until now. I did a Google search on caring for it, and turned up information on "patina." Can anyone tell me what that is/looks like? How do I care for it? What is a good patina and a bad patina? (This one is coated with rust which, I imagine, falls under "bad".
Thanks in advance!