This knife is beautifully made by Shiro Kamo who is one of the most well-known Master blacksmiths and knifemakers in Takefu, Echizen. Kamo works with a variety of materials; These knives have a powdered steel SG-2 core with a very high hardness rating, SG-2 being one of the most advanced stainless steels available in knife manufacturing. The core steel is sandwiched between layers of stainless steel with a Damascus pattern. This knife has 69 layers of Damascus pattern on the outer layer
with the center core SG2 super-steel which is regarded as one of the best performing stainless steels available made by Takefu Steel Company in Japan results in extreme sharpness and long-lasting durability. The handle is made of octagonal shaped Magnolia wood and a buffalo horn collar.
Please Note: Due to the nature of handcrafting and traditional blacksmithing, each knife is unique and may have some cosmetic distortion or irregularities. This is expected and normal.
Blade Material:- SG2 Powder Steel
Layers:- 69 Layers
Handle:- Octagonal pakka wood with buffalo horn collar
Made in Japan
Blade Finish:- Matt Damascus Finish
Utility:The shape is basically a small Sujihiki or slicing knife. As the name suggests it is a multi-function knife used for the preparation of vegetables and precise cutting of meat and fish. The slim profile presents a smaller area to fatty, oily, and starchy foods where a wider blade would create a stronger vacuum and ‘stick’ more to the food.Function – Multipurpose for preparing all food groups. A favourite knife of many home cooks who are uncomfortable with large blades.Normal length – 150mmTip: This knife is also used for carving petite roasts, filleting and skinning fish as well as careful dissection of poultry without hitting bones. An extremely useful size for any kitchen.