RINKA, gorgeously designed chef knife series, is forged and sharpened carefully one by one by skillful craftsmen in Sakai.
On this blade, an historical HAIKU(Japanese seventeen-syllable poem) is specially hand-engraved, “Miru-hito-ni, mono-no aware-wo shirazureba tuki-ya konoyo-no kagami naruramu.”

Full-Engraved Deba Blade 270mm and Traditional Kiri Box

This Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 Steel knives are made of fine Japanese Steel Company Hitachi’s Special Stainless Steel which makes similar sharpness, edge retention as Carbon Steel. Sharpness, Soft usage feeling and Unparalleled durability with Rust-resistance supported by the experience through long history.

Traditional Hand 

Rinka’s other type, yanagiba 390mm — the stylish arched shape, recreating the element of the traditional Japanese swords, the arched shape conjures up images of the traditional Japanese swords.

Arched Shape Yanagiba as Traditional Japanese Swords

*** Please be noted that it may take a few months to restock if the item should not be available, because this series is made-to-order by skilled blacksmiths.

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“Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
that is the soul of the cook!