Nigara Hamono Ltd makes beautiful and functional art in the form of some of the most stunning kitchen knives we have seen.
During the early Edo Period, the city of Hirosaki was a castle town. There were over one hundred forging shops in the area. Nigara Forging is one of these historical Tsugaru blacksmith shops. The Nigara company has kept the traditional forging techniques alive and has remained committed to high-quality blade forging for centuries.
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Edge Steel: SG2 Stainless Steel
Weight: 6.1 oz/ 172g
Edge Length: 160 mm
Overall Length: 314 mm
Spine Thickness at Heel: 2.37 mm
Blade Height at Heel: 51.46 mm
Handle: Bog Oak Octagonal