ARITSUGU Santoku Knife 240mm Damascus Blue II Steel blade
About This Item
ARITSUGU Santoku Knife 240mm Damascus Blue II Steel blade with Ho wood cover
400 year old family business 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 acquired 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 Top Japanese chefs for a long times.
Blade Length; 9 1/2inch (240mm) Handle Length; 5 5/8 inch (145mm) Total Length; 15 1/2 inch (393mm) Knife weight is 9.1oz. The width of the spine near by the heel is 4.3mm(3/16inch) wide.
HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster. BLADE; 8 layers of grain of wood patterns. Ao II Ko (Blue II Steel) Hagane blade