Our 11¾? Shiraume Yangiba Sushi (Slicing) Knife is made by forge welding a layer of AUS8A high carbon stainless-steel containing molybdenum and vanadium on to a low carbon stainless-steel blank; an advantage for the ones users in a damp or a marine environment since it is going to now not rust or tarnish. The blade is then carefully shaped by hand, heat treated and tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 61-62. The threshold is thoroughly polished and honed. The blade length is 11¾? and overall length is 17¼?. The deal with is created from first quality Wenge wood.
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These finely crafted small knives come from the Tosa Region on Shikoku Island, where the master blacksmiths still adhere to the old ways.
The master blacksmiths hand hammer a lamination of high carbon “white steel” between two layers of soppy wrought iron.
The handles are created from Ho wood.
They arrive well sharpened with instructions for maintaining a razor edge. The small blade makes an ideal paring knife for fruit and vegetables.