Look no further if you desire an extraordinary multi-purpose kitchen knife, as the handcrafted Santoku by Fujiwara Yasuhiko is the pinnacle of culinary excellence.
With meticulous craftsmanship, this knife is created from nickel Damascus Ginsan (Silver #3) steel, featuring a water buffalo horn ferrule and an elegant ebony handle. This exquisite combination ensures not only unparalleled beauty but also superior functionality. Prepare to witness a transformation in your kitchen experience with this exceptional knife in your hands.
The high-quality materials used in its construction guarantee remarkable edge retention, allowing you to effortlessly work with precision and ease. Embrace the artistry and expertise of the skilled artisan, Fujiwara Yasuhiko, and elevate your culinary endeavors to new heights with this exceptional Santoku knife.
Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, dicing, and julienning.
Useful on food types: Small to medium proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.
Weight: 179 g Blade Width: 44 mm Blade Thickness: 1 mm Handle Length: 130 mm Handle Thickness: 25 mm
Ginsan is a Japanese steel which is very fine-grained stainless steel and can have an edge sharpness and edge retention similar to some high-carbon steels. This steel is generally thought to be slightly easier to sharpen than VG-10 while also slightly more susceptible to rust due to the lower chromium content.
Handmade Santoku knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.
Yasuhiko Fujiwara, hailing from Miki City, is a highly skilled blacksmith renowned for his exceptional craftsmanship. Holding the esteemed title of Dento Kogeishi, he is certified by Japan as a master of traditional artistry, exemplifying a profound understanding of his craft.
He proudly carries on a legacy dating back to 1927, representing the third generation of the esteemed Fujiwara Kogatana Seisakusho. From inception to completion, Yasuhiko personally oversees every step of the knife production process, ensuring meticulous attention to detail. He passionately engages in the intricate art of forging, expertly crafting the blades with precision and dedication. Yasuhiko Fujiwara is a true master, cherishing the traditions of his ancestors while infusing innovation into his work, resulting in extraordinary knives that bear the mark of his unparalleled skill.
*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the it to chip. No dishwasher please.
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