We’re pleased to introduce to you the popular Takeshi Saji VG10 Damascus knives from Takefu(Echizen) JAPAN, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness and unique design with custom-made feeling.
Japanese Urushi Lacquered Handle version
Desert Ironwood handle version
Antler handle version
The stylish handle on the knife is hand-crafted out of desert ironwood / deer horn / Urushi or other unique materials with stainless bolster, which is water resistant and beautifully buffed. It is so easy to grip and it’s weight is very well balanced.
In addition, his knives are made to be light and well balanced, so that the center of gravity of the knife is in the hand and you can have them easily.
Please be noted that the stock of Saji Knives is extremely limited. Very sorry for the inconvenience.
[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”.
His knife blades are shaped by traditional hammer-forging technique with his unique ideas and designs, to achieve a beautiful, powerful appearance and a quite sharp cutting edge with better hardness.
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