Looking for a versatile knife that can handle all your small kitchen tasks? Look no further! This Isamitsu Shirogami #1 petty knife is handcrafted from White Steel and has a length of 135 mm / 5.3", making it perfect for tasks like cubing chicken breasts and peeling apples. Plus, its sharp edge lasts a long time and its stunning design will make you feel like a risk-taker in the kitchen. With a deeper blade and hand-forged White Steel, this knife is both substantial and nimble, requiring the utmost skill to forge. Don't miss out on this challenging and inspiring addition to your kitchen arsenal!
Ideal for: Slicing and dicing.
Useful on food types: Small proteins as well as small to medium fruits and vegetables including apples, oranges, carrots, broccoli, and garlic.Handmade Petty Knife
Handle Thickness: 15 mm
This blade is made of Shirogami #1 (White Steel #1) with excellent sharpness and durability. White steel has increased carbon content and reduced impurities, making for an incredible blade and increased hardness, similar to ancient katana. With few impurities and the high carbon content, this type of knife can have excellent sharpness and is easy to re-sharpen.
This blade needs to be cared for more than stainless steel as it will rust easier, water should be removed immediately.
Petty & Paring knives are small utility kitchen knives perfect for small proteins, fruits and vegetables.
This knife maker is from the Ibaraki Prefecture outside of Tokyo region. With two master blacksmiths, Isamitsu is a smaller company focused on unique handcrafted designs using high quality materials. They design their knives with high carbon steel such as Aogami Super (Blue Super Steel), shirogami (white steel #1), and aoniko (blue steel #2) along with locally sourced wood such as maple.
*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the it to chip. No dishwasher please.