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Daisuke Nishida Shirogami No.1 Damascus & Kurouchi Chef’s Knives with Special Custom Handles

Daisuke’s custom knife blades with special handles are made with an inner core of Yasuki’s traditional Hagane — Shiroko / White Paper No.1 Hard Steel,which has been widely used for a very long time in Japan — supportedly by a layer of softer persistent steel for an exceptionally sharp and smooth cutting experience. Of particular …

Sakai Takayuki NANAIRO Damascus Chef Knives with Beautiful Hygienic ABS Resin Handle

The NANAIRO Damascus series feature 33 layer VG10 damascus steel with beautifully lacquered ABS resin handles that recalls the images of Japanese tradition. The handles are Half Rounded Octagonal Lacquered ABS resin (an odorless, clean, antibacterial and enormously durable material) that recalls the images of Japanese tradition, and are easy to grip & comfortable in …

Takeshi Saji VG10 Mirror Hammered Damascus Chef Knives with Classic Micarta Handle

Takeshi Saji VG10 Damascus Classic series feature beautiful mirror-hammered damascus blades with a core of VG-10 stainless steel for professional, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness and unique design with custom-made feeling. The classic stylish handle on the knife is hand crafted out of black canvas-micarta, an …

Yoshihiro Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi Kenmuki (Stylish Vegetable Knife)

Yoshihiro’s Suminagashi Kenmuki, a stylish vegetable knife, features beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with a core of Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.1 Steel, made from famous Yasugi steel. This material has highest wear resistance and toughness because of special hardness (hardness of 62-63 HRC). Very good choice for high end Japanese kitchen knives. Speaking to the …

New Face of Kei Kobayashi R2 Damascus Special Black Finished Chefs Knives

We’re pleased to inform to you that the Nakiri (Vegetable Knife)  has been successfully added to Kei’s popular Damascus Special Black Finished Chefs Knives series. Some says Kei Kobayashi’s knives can be the best as your important present because of his outstanding beautiful finishing work in details. The black-finished damascus version has been officially launched …

Yoshimi Kato 63 Layer VG10 Damascus Keen Chef Knives with Red-Ring Rosewood Handle

We’re pleased to introduce Yoshimi Kato VG10 Damascus Knives with Octagonal Rosewood & Red Wood Ferrule Handle for beauty and durability. In addition, his kengata (or Kiritsuke) type blade is more attractive than others because of the uniquely keen stylish shape. This series features beautiful 63 layer Damascus-patterned blades with popular VG10 core, which provides excellent …

Takeshi Saji Damascus SRS13 Gyuto & Bunka Knives with Stylish Stabilized Hybrid Resin Handle

Takeshi Saji SRS13 Mirror Hammered Damascus series feature Square-Hammer patterned blades with a core of SRS13 Micro Carbide Powder Stainless Steel for professional with a hardness of approx. 63 HRC, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness and unique design. The surface of the blade is Mirror-finished to …

Shigeki Tanaka Swordlike Archformed Aogami Damascus Sakimaru Chef Knives

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. The longer blade 270~330mm shows its stylish arched shape, recreating the element of the traditional Japanese sword. This material has highest wear resistance and toughness because of …

Yoshimi Kato 63 Layer VG10 Damascus Chef Knives with Japanese Black Urushi Lacquered Enju Handle

We’re pleased to introduce Yoshimi Kato VG10 Damascus Knives with Pure Japanese Black Urushi Lacquered Enju (Japanese pagoda tree) Handle for beauty and durability. This series features beautiful 63 layer Damascus-patterned blades with popular VG10 core, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge. Mr. Yoshimi Kato, one of the most promising blacksmiths, received the …

Sakai Takayuki TENRYU Dragon Engraved Damascus Yanagiba Knives with Red Ebony Handle

The TENRYU series feature beautiful Dragon engraved Damascus blades with a core of Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.2 Steel, which is made from famous Yasugi steel, known as prime high carbon steel, specifically developed for tools and knives.   The beautiful traditional DRAGON pictures on the blade are carefully hand-engraved by the skilled craftsperson …

Yoshimi Kato R2 Black Damascus Chef Knives with Gorgeous Metal-Ring Oak White-Resin Handle

Yoshimi Kato SG2/R2 Damascus Knives with Gorgeous Metal-Ring Oak White-Resin Handle have been launched. They are very stylish and will have a substantial presence in your collection. This series features beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with very hard R2 core, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge. Mr. Yoshimi Kato, one of the most promising …

Takeshi Saji VG10 Rainbow-Colored Damascus Chef Knives with Orange Antler Handle

Takeshi Saji Rainbow-colored VG10 Damascus series feature special blades with a core of VG-10 stainless steel cladded 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 with custom-made feeling. The stylish handle of the knife is hand crafted out of …

Sakai Takayuki VG10 Stylish Damascus Hammered Honesuki (Boning Knives) with Japanese Handle

We’re pleased to introduce new faces of 33 Layered Damascus Knives with stylish shape by Sakai Takayuki. The asymmetric damascus pattern between the front and back side make the knife quite remarkable. So, we highly recommend you to once experience the excellent performance and beautility of the Damascus knives. The Damascus Knives are crafted out …

Kanetsune Traditional Taste Aogami No.2 Damascus Chef Knives with Japanese Rosewood Handle

KANETSUNE KC-460 series feature beautiful Damascus-patterned blades with a core of popular Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.2 Steel for professional which provides excellent edge retention, good for home use as well. The handle is made of Japanese traditional and beautiful D-shaped Red Sandalwood. Gyuto (Chef’s Knife) Nakiri (Vegetable knife) KANETSUNE has been cultivated in …

Shigeki Tanaka “KYOKKO (Aurora)” 33-Layer VG10 Damascus Chef’s Knives with Western Handle

“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. These masterpieces are carefully forged & finished …

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