|Brand||Murato Classic Knives by Shimomura Industrial|
|Product Code||All-stainless Petite knife with a Hamaguri blade|
Murato Classic Petite Knife
Product Code : All-stainless Petite knife with a Hamaguri blade
Availability : 10
Technical characteristics of Murato Classic Petite Knife by Shimomura Industrial
Blade length: 125 mm
Overall length: 240 mm
Weight: 75 g
Material: VG10 clad steel for blade core with stainless steel for surface, 18-8 stainless steel for brim, strengthen plywood handle
How to use Murato Classic Petite Knife?
Murato Classic Petite Knife can be used for many purposes. It’s convenient for chopping small fruits and vegetables, from soft strawberries to crunchy lettuce; peeling vegetables or round-cutting them into long strips, cutting bread and cakes; deveining shrimps; small operations like removing potatoes sprouts etc. And the very sharpest tip of the blade is designed to do a precise work, like carving fruits or vegetables.
Where is Murato Classic Petite Knife made?
Murato Classic Knives by Shimomura Industrial are handmade in in Niigata prefecture, former province Tsubame-Sanjo, that used to be a famous Japanese sword producing district for centuries. Since 1874, Simomura Industrial has been passing the forging and polishing technologies for generations of masters. While keeping the traditional quality, Simomura Industries is also moving forward together with new technologies, like using microscopes for determining blade thickness, angle and the load applied upon cutting or creating new own instruments for blade making.
What makes Murato Classic Petite Knife so special?
There are multiple reasons to choose Murato Classic Petite Knife.
- The blade is made from molybdenum and vanadium enriched cobalt alloy VG10 steel as a core with layers of softer stainless steel for the surfaces. This combination makes Murato Classic Petite Knife resistible to wearing and rust, easy to sharpen and keeping the sharpness for a long time.
- A traditional Tsubame-Sanjo water polishing technique helps to soften the blade’s curve in a special form called "Hamaguri blade" or "Clam blade". Hamaguri blade returns back from the cut pieces easier than the usual blade, allowing not to damage delicate products.
- The handle form is unique; it includes specially measured curves for fingers and the thickness change from up to down for better gripping in the hand.
In 2021, Murato Classic series knives received prestigious award OMOTENASHI Selection for the best products and services representing Japanese quality to the world. You can buy Murato Classic Petite Knife directly from Japan in our store.