Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
Laser-thin stinless-clad SG2 powdered steel blade.
The handles are octagonal rosewood with an ebony.
We are proud to offer the first knives designed and crafted by Takayuki Shibata of Fukayuma City, Hiroshima.
Named after the Kotetsu, Japan's first iron-clad ship, Shibata-san's knives look and feel as awesome as they function.