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Yu Kurosaki is a phenomenal young blacksmith from Echizen Japan. Global demand for his knives as increased sharply over the past years.
This is a limited edition kiritsuke sujihiki slicing knife with an offset tang.
Blade: R2 (SG2) powdered steel with a migaki (polished) finish
Handle: 8-sided rengas with oak ferrule and wenge ring.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.