Minamoto is based in Seki City and they are known mostly in Japan with a good following and reputation for excellent quality knives at reasonable prices. This knife features VG-10 stainless steel clad in stainless damascus with very comfortable Western handles using black pakka wood. The edge grinds are one of the finest & excellent thin.Peeling & Paring: This shape is primarily for peeling, paring, or cutting in the hand rather than on aboard. Used for tasks where a larger knife would be tricky or unsafe. Function – Primarily for peeling and paring vegetables in the hand. Normal lengths – 90mm to 135mm. Tip: This knife is a MUST for every kitchen and the ideal partner to a larger chef’s knife.
All knives come with one free sharpening. Avoid using on frozen foods and on bones.