ARITSUGU Santoku Kurouchi 180mm blue II steel blade knife

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ARITSUGU Santoku Kurouchi 180mm blue II steel blade knife

ARITSUGU originally started as Japanese master sword smith, Fujiwara Aritsugu over 400 years ago. Tsukiji Aritsugu established on own business from Kyoto Aritsugu in Nihonbashi, Tokyo in 1917. Aritsugu has family business creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils to top Japanese chefs for a long time. Aritsugu family has continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family since 1560. It is located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, where is well-known as world biggest fish market.

Blue II steel is sandwiched by soft iron (sanmaiuchi).

Hitachi blue II steel is one of the highest quality cutlery

steel. It is used even over thousands dollars knives.

The handle is overly shaped Magnolia with water buffalo ferrule

Blade Length; 7 1/8 inch (180mm) Handle Length; 5 1/4 inch (132mm) Total Length; 12 1/2 inch (315mm) Knife weight is 6.8oz. The end part of the back width is 4mm(3/16 inch) wide.