The Shigeki Tanaka Aogami Swordlike Knife series feature beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with a core of Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.2 Steel, known as prime high carbon steel, specifically developed for tools and knives.
The blade shows its stylish arched shape, recreating the element of the traditional Japanese sword.
This material has highest wear resistance and toughness because of special hardness (hardness of 63-64 HRC). Very good choice for high end Japanese kitchen knives.
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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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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