Isamitsu Shirogami #1 / White Steel #1 Petty 120 mm / 4.7" Brown Two Tone Maple and Burberry Handle

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Looking to upgrade your petty knife?

This handcrafted Shirogami #1 Japanese petty knife by Isamitsu is a step above the rest. The petty knife is the perfect length for everything from cubing small chicken breasts to peeling an apple and the high carbon steel can be sharpened to a razors edge. 

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.

Shirogami #1 / White Steel #1
Petty Knife
120 mm (4.7")
Maple and Burberry Handle 

Weight: 74 g
Blade Width: 32 mm
Blade Thickness: 1 mm
Handle Length: 128 mm
Handle Thickness: 15 mm

Petty & Paring knives are small utility kitchen knives perfect for small proteins, fruits and vegetables.

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. 

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 and burberry. 

*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged.

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