Elevate your sharpening experience with the exquisite Narutaki Japanese Natural Stone. Meticulously sourced from the revered quarries of the mountains surrounding Kyoto Japan, this premium sharpening stone is a treasure for chefs, craftsmen, and sharpening enthusiasts.
A Legacy of Excellence: Narutaki stones are renowned for their consistency and longevity, have been the backbone of Japanese blade sharpening for centuries. Embrace a piece of this heritage and experience the unmatched quality that has honed samurai swords and fine cutlery through the ages.
Grit Range Excellence: With a grit range estimate of about #10000, it's perfect for the final sharpening of razor blades or achieving a fine finish on high carbon blades.
The photos are current. In the 1970s the mines were closed since the population of Kyoto started to encroach on the mountains that surround the city which has made the stones very hard to come by. This example weighs just over 696g. There are 2 stamps on the top of the stone and an inventory stamp on the side. It measures 77mm x 210mm x 20mm.