IWASAKI RAZOR 50mm Swedish Steel Kamisori
About This Item
IWASAKI RAZOR Japanese Style Razor Swedish Steel with Japanese wisteria handle in a paulownia wood box.
IWASAKI RAZOR--- Sanjo Seisakujo was established by Mr. Shigeyoshi Iwasaki's father, Mr. Kousuke Iwasaki who is a very famous researcher for old Japanese sword and revival. His life is deeply related with Japanese sword. He wanted revival Tamahagane which is used steel for Japanese sword that is NO.1 steel in the world for blade for Japanese sword. He wanted to research old national treasure swords, and concealed documentations, so he went to Tokyo university which is NO.1 school in Japan, and got bachelor's degree with literature and maser degree. Actually, he researched national class of treasure swords and concealed documentations, and then he went to the same school again NO.1 in Japan with engineering major in metallography. He got bachelor science and master degree with metallography too.
He graduated two major bachelor and master for just wanted to be true his dream to make Japanese sword (Tamahagane blade).
He also became apprentice for Japanese sword blacksmith and Japanese sword whet master.
Then he established Sanjo Seisakujo which makes world famous Iwasaki Razor. He had kept on research steel for blade, and he has influenced a lot to Sanjo steel industry in Nigata, Japan, and has also influenced to steel industry in Japan a lot.
The blade is not Tamahagane. Tamahagane is very hard to get it, and it is not produced good enough amount for product line.
The blade is high quality Sweden steel blade. It is so amazing what this knife is super sharp. Japanese wisteria is wrap around the handle. It is in a fancy paulownia wood box.
The razor is for shaving beard and mustache.
The blade length: 50mm (2 inch) The total length of the razor: 162mm The backside of the thickest part of the blade: 4.5mm (3/16h) The total weight of the razor: 1.5oz.