This beautifully made Mioroshi-style deba is forged from Blue #2 that has been clad in soft iron to increase durability and strength. The Blue #2 is capable of taking acute and highly refined edges, and is also known for its edge retention. The Mioroshi style means that the knife is made thinner, and typically shorter than a traditional deba. Therefore this style is a bit smaller, lighter and far more nimble than a standard deba. The engraving on these knives is done by hand.
Like most debas, this is a single bevel edge, and requires a different skill set to use and sharpen. The handle is octagonal and made from rosewood, and sports a black pakkawood ferrule. Fit and finish on the handle as well as the blade is very well done.
Steel: Blue #2
Cladding: Soft Iron
Engraving: Hand Engraved
Handle: Rosewood Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakkawood
Grind: Single bevel
Blade Length: 212mm
Blade Height: 49mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 6.5mm
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