ARITSUGU A-Style Petty Knife 6 1/2inch (165mm) blade Western Style
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ARITSUGU A-Style Petty Knife 6 1/2inch (165mm) blade Western Style Rose Wood Handle
400 years of family business creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils. Since 1560, 18 generations of the Aritsugu family have continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family. It started as Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. This knife was bought at Tokyo Aritsugu. Located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, well known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides top chefs in Japan hand forged knives and cooking utensils.
Masamoto knife is used by Japanese professional chefs very much, however; Aritsugu knife is also the one of the knives brands used by Japanese professional chefs as well.
Blade Length; 6 1/2 inch (165mm) Handle Length; 4 3/8 inch (110mm) Total Length; 10 1/2 inch (270mm) Knife weight is 2.7oz.
HANDLE; Western Style Handle with Rose Wood BLADE; A Special alloy of Japanese Steel for suitable for Petty knife. It is called A-Style by Aritsugu. Keeping up sharp edge and harder to rust and righter.
Most of Stainless Steel knives contain 14% to 15% of Chrome. The steel of A-Style knife by Aritsugu is original steel, and it contains 7 % of Chrome, so it can keep on sharp edge than stainless steel blade. HRC of A-Style steel is 60 + 1 or - 1. It is little bid softer than Aritsugu White II steel and Blue II steel knife blade, but it is harder to rust or get stain on the blade.