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Sakai Takayuki Dedicatory Honyaki Water Quench Mirrored Yanagiba Knife KAGEUCHI / SHINUCHI

This Dedicatory Honyaki Water Quench Mirrored Honyaki series is one of the TOP line of Sakai Takayuki brand that has been cultivated through a long 600-year history by skilled craftsmen in Sakai, Japan. The beautifully textured crescent moons on the blade are made during Japanese traditional sword honyaki process by a skillful blacksmith. The mirror …

Goh Umanosuke Yoshihiro Sword-like Ginsan Silver 3 Stainless Steel Japanese Sushi & Sashimi Knives

Goh Umanosuke Yoshihiro Ginsan series feature beautiful sword-like blades with Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 Stainless Steel, made of fine Japanese Steel Company — Hitachi’s Special Stainless Steel — which has equivalent sharpness & edge retention to Carbon Steel. Ginsan Silver 3 Stainless Kiritsuke-Yanagiba Knife In the same way as traditional Japanese knives, skillful …

Released! Sakai Takayuki Non-Stick Coating VG10 Hammered Japanese Chef’s Knives

The KUROKAGE (“shadow black” in Japanese) Non-Stick Coating knife series feature beautiful black & Hammer-patterned blades with a core of VG10 high carbon stainless steel with a hardness of 60-61 HRC, which provides excellent edge retention. The KUROKAGE is more evolutionarily advanced than MAC Non-Stick Coating knife series. Because not only the blade is coated …

Goh Umanosuke Yoshihiro Sword-like Aonamiuchi (Blue-Wave) Sakimaru-Takohiki Knives

Goh Umanosuke Yoshihiro Aonamiuchi Sakimaru-Takohiki Knife features Japanese sword-like shape with the beautiful & precious WAVE pattern seen on the reverse side surface. The pattern is called “Montanren”, generated in the Japanese traditional forging process by only high-skill seasoned blacksmiths. Sword-like shaped blade Precious WAVE pattern Traditional Hand Engraving The blade material is higher rank Blue Paper …

Sakai Takayuki Honyaki Aogami 1 Steel Japanese Kiritsuke Chef’s Knife by Kenji Togashi

The Kiritsuke Chef’s Knife is a masterpiece forged by the famous blacksmith Kenji Togashi and sharpened by well-known craftsman Hirotsugu Tosa. Very hard to get item. The Aoko or Blue Paper (Aogami) No.1 steel blade is made from famous Yasugi steel, known as prime high carbon steel, specifically developed for tools and knives. Its blade …

Full-Hand-Forged Aogami Super Kurouchi Knives by IWAI in Takefu JAPAN

We’re pleased to announce that the Full-Hand-Forged Aogami Super Kurouchi Knives made by Takeshi and Takayuki Iwai have gotten in stock after a long time. The hand-made shape of the IWAI knives Surprisingly, the blade near the handle is very thick compared to the center through the top of the blade. That means the blade …

Aogami Super Kurouchi Hammered Stylish Gyuto Knives by Sakai Takayuki available after a long interval

We’re pleased to announce to you the beautiful Aogami Super Kurouchi Hammered Gyuto(Chef Knife) 210mm by Sakai Takayuki newly got in stock after a long time ! Thank you for having waited with a great patience. This Sakai Takayuki Aogami Super Clad Kurouchi series feature beautiful KUROUCHI(Black) Tsuchime finished texture with a core of Blue …

Which is better, Kasumitogi or INOX knives ?

A customer gave us a good question, “which is better, Kasumitogi (white steel) or INOX ?” It can be a question by those who are looking for Japanese style knives. The following was our answer, hoping it would be helpful for him. ———- “The two have following features. Kasumi knives are made from two materials …

FOREVER Hybrid Silver Titanium Knives, super durable and very light for Ladies

FOREVER silver titanium alloy knife series is perfect for effortlessly cutting almost anything through raw fish, vegetables, meats, fruits, cheeses and more. Because this chef’s knife features a super-razor-sharp blade made from stainless titanium-silver alloy and an ergonomic handle design with being very light in weight. Never worry about this knife rusting even in salt …

For Sale While Stock Lasts ! — Kanetsune Aogami Damascus Kurouchi Knives

Damascus kitchen knives with Kurouchi texture made of Aogami steel are very rare. One of them is the Kanetsune KC-930 Series. But we regret to announce to you that  … the Beautiful Kanetsune Aogami Damascus Kurouchi Knives are in a limited quantity, and that the products is for sale while stock last ! KANETSUNE “Kuro-Tsuchime” …

Why is Aogami Super not very used in yanagiba?

A customer gave us a good question about Sushi/Sashimi knives. “Excuse my for a second mail . I forgot something. Why aogami super is not very used in yanagiba – kiritsuke knives ( only in the kurouchi types ) – I have a yanagiba 270 blue super Steel and performs very well, but now is …

Newly in Stock! Aogami Super Kurouchi Hammered Stylish Knives by Sakai Takayuki

We’re pleased to announce to you the beautiful Aogami Super Kurouchi Hammered series by Sakai Takayuki has newly in stock ! This Sakai Takayuki Aogami Super Clad Kurouchi series feature beautiful KUROUCHI(Black) Tsuchime finished texture with a core of Blue Paper Super (Aogami Super) Steel with a better hardness of approx.65 HRC, which provides excellent edge …

FOREVER Cherry Sakura Cera CERAMIC Knives for better durable sharpness than those by KYOCERA

We’re pleased to introduce a super durable ceramic knives made by FOREVER, a Japanese excellent company earning a reputation for technological excellence, realize much longer time cutting than those by KYOCERA and more clean to keep good hygienic control in your dining. The FOREVER Cherry Sakura Cera Ceramic knife series is perfect for effortlessly cutting almost …

Aogami Super Black-Finished Kurouchi Chef Knives by Takayuki Iwai in Takefu JAPAN

Takayuki Iwai Aogami Super Clad Stainless Kurouchi series feature beautiful KUROUCHI(Black finished) texture with a core of Blue Paper Super (Aogami Super) Steel with a better hardness of approx.65 HRC, which provides excellent edge retention. This series is forged by skilled blacksmiths, Takeshi and Takayuki Iwai with unique traditional hand-made-process of making knives. In addition, …

Limited for Black Friday, Japanese Sword-like Stylish Blue paper Steel Knife by Sakai Takayuki

Japanese Sword-like Stylish Aogami (Blue paper) Steel Yanagiba Knife by Sakai Takayuki has got in stock limitedly for Thanks Giving & Black Friday ! The “Genbu” special knife, recalling a Japanese sword feature, is made by the skilled blacksmith Itsuo Doi. He is a son of legendary blacksmith Keijiro Doi, whose family has produced some of the …

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