Sakai Takayuki Knives
Where are Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono made?
The iron forging tradition is traced in Sakai city, Japan, up to the 5th century. But this region’s golden age started in the 12th century, when making Samurai swords gained its popularity. For the next 600 years forging workshops in Sakai remained one of the main centers for producing Japanese best quality blades.
Three reasons to choose Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono
- Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono are fully handmade by the professionals passing Sakai blade-making technologies for generations.
- 2 forge masters and 4 polish masters of Aoki Hamono have the high rank of Traditional Craftsman – “伝統工芸士”, granted by the Japanese government.
- While many small forging workshops in Japan are closing down due to masters’ old age the lack of new apprentices, Aoki Hamono can boast a significant number of younger specialists, some of those are masters’ family members and some came to study the art of making Japanese knives from scratch.
All members of Aoki Hamono are united by a true passion to create best quality products to fulfill all the needs of the precious customers. You can buy Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono from Japan in our store at the fair price.