Takeshi Saji multi-colored Damascus series feature Damascus-patterned blades with a core of Aoko or Blue Paper (Aogami) No.2 high-carbon steel that is clad with multiple layers of rust-resistant stainless steel,brass and copper. which provides a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness and unique multi-metal-colored texture.
On the beautifully Japanese lacquered (Urushi-nuri) saya sheath and handle, the traditional decorative Maki-e artwork of Mt. FUJI is carefully hand-drawn by Master Kouichiro Tsukada.
The collaboration by the master blacksmith Takeshi Saji and the Maki-e master Kouichiro Tsukada is very unique to bring the masterpiece into creation successfully.
Please be noted that the stock of this Mt. FUJI version is very popular and extremely limited in stock.
[about Takeshi Saji]
Takeshi Saji is the leading blacksmith in Echizen. Saji was born in Takefu in 1948 in a family of second-generation smith. In 1992, he was officially certified as a “Traditional Master Craftsman” by the Japanese “Ministry of International Trade & Industry”.
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