ARITSUGU Mizu Honyaki Yanagiba blue II steel 300mm blade Knife
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ARITSUGU Mizu Honyaki Yanagiba blue II steel 300mm blade Knife W/ Magnolia Octagon Shape Handle and Magnolia Wooden Cover
It is 400 years old family business. It has been creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils. Since 1560, 18 generations of the Aritsugu family has continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family. It started with Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. This knife was bought at Tokyo Aritsugu. Located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, where is well-known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides hand crafted knives and cooking utensils to Japanese top chefs.
It has ripple line on the both sides of the blade, but it is hard to take in the pictures.
Blade Length; 11 3/4inch (300mm) Handle Length; 5 3/4 inch (145mm) Total Length; 18 inch (454mm) Knife weight is 7.6oz. The end part of the back width is 4mm(3/16inch) wide.
HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster. WOODEN COVER: Magnolia Wooden Cover with a pin BLADE; Mizu Honyaki Ao II Ko (Blue II Steel)