GOKADEN HAMMERED KUROUCHI FINISH PETTY/UTILITY KNIFEMASA-PT01 MASA-PT01
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Petty knife is a small general-purpose knife used for peeling, shaping, and slicing fruits and vegetables, chopping herbs, and making garnishes.
This knife is made of Blue Steel core. The highest-grade of Japanese steel, which maintains edge for a very long time. It's not too rusty cecause made of 3 layers of clad steel, sofe stainless steel on surface and blue steel core.
Steel / Blue Super
Clad steel / Soft stainless
Handle / Red sandalwood octagon shape
Collar / Mahogany
History of Gokaden
Japanese swords were researched after every battle and were renovated to improve its effects. Furthermore, many talented blacksmiths started emerging during the late Heian to the Kamakura period and five producing districts-Yamato, Bizen, Yamashiro, Soushu, Mino-were established, each with their own style and technique in forging Japanese swords. In the Katana industry, these five areas became generically known as the “Gokaden” during the Meiji period(1868-1911)
After MASA visited these areas and he said to himself, GOKADEN would be the perfect name for his knives. His knives are reflection of traditional art of Japanese sword which hand forged by skilled craftsman, sharp as a razor and edge retention is like no other. The Japanese tradition of beauty and excellence that’s what HITACHIYA KNIVES are.
Masa believes one great knife can be cherished for a lifetime.
He sincerely hope that HITACHIYA KNIFE will be the your one.
With the purchase of a new knife at HITACHIYA USA, you will receive free initial knife sharpening service as an optional. This initial sharpening service “Honbazuke” is to enhance the sharpness of blade from factory edge.
Please contact us and make a request.
Please note that all sharpened knives are not returnable or eligible for exchange.