Sakai Kikumori Hamono is a well-established knife shop in Sakai who deal with traditional craftsmen in the area. They were founded in 1926. Sakai is the mecca of Japanese knives making and they are known for the best quality and traditional manufacturing techniques. The knives you see here are made with Blue #1 steel and clad with soft iron. The cutting performance on these knives is excellent.
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