Japanese Sword Style Art Knife
Hitachi Shirogami (White steel) Layered Damascus 15cm long / 0.5cm thick blade, Wooden handle with Shark-skin & Linen cord wrapped handle with Metal hilt & butt cap. Comes with a Wooden sheath with Metal trim with Linen cord & strap, and Nishijin woven pouch.
A combination of quality materials and craftsmanship for the collection.
Artist: Takeshi Saji, hand-forged knife maker was born in 1948 in Fukui Prefecture in Japan. The city is known as the "Knife City" for the famous Uchihamono (means Hammer forged knives).
At the age of 44, Mr. Saji won a honorable title as a traditional craftsman. He produces traditional Japanese style field knives as well as Western-style knives by using laminated high carbon steels. The blades of his knives are finished with Hamaguri style edge (Convex edge) and these knives have handles made from natural materials.
Total Length: 28.5cm
Blade: 15cm long, 0.5cm thick, 3.1cm width