Crafted with precision and expertise, the Isamitsu Shirogami #1 petty knife is the ideal tool for all your smaller kitchen tasks. The hand forged White Steel blade, measuring at a perfect 90mm or 3.5 inches, is long-lasting and will effortlessly tackle tasks such as cubing chicken or peeling apples. Its stunning appearance and sharp edge make it a must-have for any kitchen, and its unique depth adds substance without sacrificing its nimbleness. This knife is forged from one of the most challenging materials in the industry, boasting superior hardness and requiring the utmost skill to create.
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 Paring 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.