“KYOKKO” is a word of good omen, the rising sun in Japanese, or “Aurora” in English. The Shigeki Tanaka KYOKKO (“Aurora”) series feature 33 Layered Damascus blade with a core of VG-10 stainless steel, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness.
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.
These masterpieces are carefully forged & finished by the blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka with his own hands for their top-rate cutting performance.
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“Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
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