This Japanese art engraved Kasumi knife series by Sakai Takayuki is a popular line of traditional forged knives which work well for first time users as well as more experienced chefs.

Hand-Engraved Traditional Dragon Art on the Blade

The beautiful traditional picture or kanji characters on the blade is carefully hand-engraving by the skilled craftsperson, Michiko Kubota, who is one of the few art-engraviners with high-quality in Japan.

Hand-Engraved Japanese Kanji Art on the Blade

The blade is made to put soft kitchen knife iron on Yasuki’s traditional Nihonko or Hagane which has been widely used for a very long time in Japan. The material makes extreme sharpness, very good edge holding and high working hardness.

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