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Misuzu Hamono

Misuzu, a cherished family-run blacksmith, is nestled in the picturesque town of Miki, located within the historic Hyogo Prefecture. This establishment has earned a distinguished reputation for its signature creation, the Misuzu Hamono knife, which is a testament to the innovative spirit of its founder, Shinji Suzuki, who crafted this versatile blade in 1946.

The Misuzu Hamono knife is more than just a culinary tool; it's a product of Shinji Suzuki's ingenuity and a reflection of the blacksmith's commitment to functionality and craftsmanship. This knife, designed with a vision to meet the diverse needs of chefs and home cooks, has become an emblem of the family's dedication to culinary excellence.

Continuing this legacy is the current blacksmith, Yamato Miyawaki, who is part of the third generation of knife makers in the Misuzu family. Yamato's connection with Misuzu began when he married into the family, and he has since embraced the art of knife-making with passion and precision. He carries forward the tradition by crafting each knife personally, ensuring that the Misuzu Hamono knife remains a symbol of quality and expertise.

Misuzu, a cherished family-run blacksmith, is nestled in the picturesque town of Miki, located within the historic Hyogo Prefecture. This establishment has earned a distinguished reputation for its signature creation, the Misuzu Hamono knife, which is a testament to the innovative spirit of its founder, Shinji Suzuki, who crafted this. . . Show More >

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At Hasu-Seizo, we began selling Japanese knives on a limited basis and after witnessing the demand for real Japanese knives created by authentic Japanese kitchen knife makers, we began selling our curated selection of knives at local markets. All of our products are unique ‚Äď not mass produced ‚Äď with many of our knives being handmade or hand forged. Due to our limited stock, now couldn‚Äôt be a better time to buy a Misuzu knife from Hasu-Seizo.