The master smith Katsushige Anryu is the progeny of a knife-making family fashioning high-quality...
The master smith Katsushige Anryu is the progeny of a knife-making family fashioning high-quality kitchen knives in the fourth generation. The smith was awarded the title of "Dento-Kogeishi" - a "master of traditional crafts" - in honour of his work. The blade consists of 33 layers in total that create a distinct and delightfully appealing structure. The cutting layer is made of VG-10 stainless steel, and the outer layers are also rustproof to ensure easy care. The octagonal, brown sandalwood handle lies below a ferrule of black wood laminate. The blade bears the smith's signature and is double-bevelled. Hardened to 60 HRC.
Takefu Knife Village
The Takefu Knife Village is a cooperative of blade-smithing specialists. It has upheld the tradition of metalworking for almost 700 years. A small group of extremely skilled master smiths forge limited series of superb knives in their smithies located in the tiny village in Fukui Province. They craft their products by hand to create one-of-a-kind Japanese kitchen knives made only of the best materials.
- Blade length165 mm
- Blade thickness2 mm
- Overall length310 mm
- Weight135 g
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