Kanetsune Seki Nashiji Hammered Blue Steel AOGAMI #2 Petty Utility Knife 135mm KC-924

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Type:  Petty Knife (Double Bevel)
Blade Material: Hammered Blue Steel (AOGAMI) Clad Stainless Steel
   Core:   Blue Steel (HITACHI YASUKI AOGAMI)  
   Outside:  Stainless Steel (SUS410)
Handle Material:   Black plywood 
Total Length: 240 mm  (9.4")
Blade Length: 135 mm (5.3")
Thickness of Spine: 1.8mm
Weight: 78 g (2.75 oz)
Made in Japan 

    This blade is matte(Nashiji) hammered(Tsuchime) finish is beautiful, feel a sense of luxury and more art of Japan. This 3-Layers blade is a combination of hard carbon steel and soft stainless steel. This inherits the tradition of blade structure of the Japanese sword (Katana), the sharpness is famous worldwide. This has the advantage of trenchant AOGAMI/Blue steel and stainless steel that is easy to care. This edge is razor sharp, can cut and split a hair!!!

     AOGAMI is registered trademark of HITACHI Metals,ltd. AOGAMI is combined with tungsten and chromic element, and it is high enough in the sharpness by the quenching, and the sharpness and the durability is improved. This is high quality material.

     Even luxury stainless steel cutlery of the current mainstream, it is especially recommended for those who can not be satisfied with the sharpness.

However carefully you wipe everyday, AOGAMI gets rust. In case rust appears on the edge, remove it by a sharpening stone. In case rust appears on the blade, use cleanser(in case of stainless steel) or scourer(in case of iron steel). (scratch may appear)
Don't cut and hit frozen foods or bones.

About "Seki City"
    Seki city is the top share of cutlery in 5 biggest producing area of Japan. The feature of Seki's cutlery is the edge is hard, the durability of the sharpness. The cutlery produced by Japanese traditional techniques and the precious knowledge containing appropriate quenching is easy re-sharpening, the sharpness is excellent and sustains for a long time. The sword of Seki City was praised for "Not breaking, not bending,and it can cut well". Seki city inherits the precious tradition.