|Brand||Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono|
|Product Code||Small knife with 33-layers of Damascus steel|
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife by Aoki Hamono
Product Code : Small knife with 33-layers of Damascus steel
Availability : 6
Technical characteristics of Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife
Blade length: 150 mm
Material: 33-Layer Damascus steel blade, handmade lacquer covered handle
How to use Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife?
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife is surprisingly universal. It’s great for chopping fruits and vegetables, from soft tomatoes to crunchy lettuce; cutting bread and cakes; deveining shrimps; small operations like removing potatoes sprouts etc. If you prefer multitask instruments rather than having one for each different purpose, we would recommend you to stick to only two knives: Gyuto Knife and Petite Knife.
Where is Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife made?
Sakai Takayuki Knives are made by Aoki Hamono in Sakai city. Since the 12th century, when Sakai iron forging craftshops started making Samurai swords, this region remained one of the main centers for producing Japanese best quality blades. 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.
What makes Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife so special?
Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife’s blade has the following features:
- made from 33 layers of steel with Damascus pattern, unique for each blade,
- the VG10 Steel enriched with chromium, molybdenum, vanadium and cobalt as a durable core,
- the traces of hammer on the blade’s surface help the knife to glide better without sticking to the product.
The handle of Black Shine series is made in Kumamoto Prefecture famous for its lacquer techniques. The master repeats covering the handle with thin layers of natural lacquer and waits several days for drying, the whole process takes about one month for each handle. The top of Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife is cut diagonally. You can buy Sakai Takayuki Black Shine Damascus Petite Knife from Japan at reasonable price in our store.