The Shigeki Tanaka “HAKATA” knives have a traditional & stylish arched shape, that is said one of the legendary Japanese Santoku knives which were made at Hakata area in Kyushu, JAPAN long time ago.
VG-10 Damascus Hakata Knife
The VX-10 blade is made of Nickel Damascus-patterned blades with a core of VG-10 stainless steel for professional with a hardness of 60-61 HRC, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness.
Ginsan Kurouchi (Black Finished Silver 3 Steel) Hakata Knife
The second picture shows a Ginsan Kurouchi black finished “HAKATA” knives with a traditional & stylish arched shape, that is said one of the legendary Japanese Santoku knives which were made at Hakata area in Kyushu, JAPAN long time ago.
The Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 Steel knife is made of fine Japanese Steel Company Hitachi’s Special Stainless Steel which makes similar sharpness, edge retention as Carbon Steel.Sharpness, Soft usage feeling and Unparalleled durability with Rust-resistance supported by the experience through long history.
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About Shigeki Tanaka
Shigeki Tanaka, well known as an outstanding master blacksmith at Miki in Japan, is turning out excellent knives with unsurpassed Japanese blade knowledge and expertise handed down from generation to generation for centuries.
Some Michelin 3-star chefs in Europe gave a high marks to the Tanaka knives, and we recommend this premium kitchen knife series for professional chefs to enhance their art of cooking as well as for Perfect Gift.
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