Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value)
6.5" nakiri style vegetable knife, made of #2 blue steel clad in stainless.
The handle is rosewood and ebony, but round instead of octagonal.
Hand-forged by master blacksmith Katsushige Anryu san in Echizen, Japan.
Kitchen knives are used to cut the ingredients in your food. Japanese kitchen knives are famous for their sharpness and edge retention. German knives are renowned for their durability. Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.