Nigara Hamono Ltd creates exquisite kitchen knives that not only serve a practical purpose but are also beautiful works of art. Their knives are among the most stunning we've ever seen, blending functionality with aesthetics seamlessly.
With a rich history that dates back to the Edo Period, Nigara Forging is a traditional Tsugaru blacksmith shop located in the castle town of Hirosaki. It was one of over one hundred forging shops in the area at that time. The company has been dedicated to maintaining the ancient forging techniques and crafting high-quality blades for centuries.
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Cladding: Stainless Tsuchime
Edge Steel: SG2 Stainless Steel
Weight: 2.5 oz (70 g)
Edge Length: 140 mm
Total Length: 266 mm
Spine Thickness at Heel: 1.7 mm
Blade Height at Heel: 31 mm
Handle: Wenge Octagonal
Ferrule: Buffalo Horn