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Japanese Traditional Version of GINGA 69-Layer ZA-18 Damascus Chef Knives by Sakai Takayuki

The Japanese traditional handle versions of GINGA ZA-18 Damascus knives has successfully been launched, good combination of blade color and traditional urushi handle. These knives have a seriously sharp edge, extremely hard (hardness : 61-63 HRC), excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel. The blades are crafted out of a 69-layer Damascus Stainless steel …

Kei Kobayashi R2 Special Finished Chefs Knives with Red-Ring Octagonal Rosewood Handle

Kei’s Knives feature special-finished blades with a core of SG2 (Super Gold 2 or R2) Micro Carbide Powder Stainless Steel for professional. The blade provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness. The hairline finished blade with skilled Kobayashi’s technique provides sharper edge than that by other craftspersons, and the …

Yoshimi Kato R2 Black Damascus Chef Knives with Gorgeous Metal-Ring Oak White-Resin Handle

Yoshimi Kato SG2/R2 Damascus Knives with Gorgeous Metal-Ring Oak White-Resin Handle have been launched. They are very stylish and will have a substantial presence in your collection. This series features beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with very hard R2 core, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge. Mr. Yoshimi Kato, one of the most promising …

Beautiful Wave Art Mirrored Honyaki Kiritsuke Yanagiba Knives by Yoshihiro

This Honyaki Kiritsuke Yanagiba with WAVE texture is one of the hard-to-get and hard-to-make items. Please be noted that the leadtime is very unpredictable if the current stock is sold out. The blacksmith is known the top in Sakai to forge honyaki (water-quenched) knives in Japan. There is said no one to compare to him …

Back in stock! Razor-Sharp Shigeki Tanaka Aogami No.2 Damascus Gyuto Chef Knives 240mm

Due to very limited inventory and their popularity, the legendary Gyuto by Shigeki Tanaka are expected sold out as soon as they got in stock. The Shigeki Tanaka Aogami Damascus Gyuto series feature beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with a core of Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.2 Steel, known as prime high carbon steel. Chef Knife …

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