Sakai Takayuki Black Hammered Aogami Super Kengata Gyuto Chef Knife 190mm
Brand: Sakai Takayuki
Type: Kengata Gyuto (Double edged) Ken means Sword, gata means shape in Japanese.
Outside Blade Material: Hammered Black Finish Stainless Steel
Core: AOGAMI(Blue) Super
Blade Length: around 200 mm(Rabel of box is 190mm)
Blade Width: 50 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Total Length: 360 mm
Weight: 165g (5.8oz)
Handle: KEYAKI Zelkova
Made in Japan
This hammered(Tsuchime) black finish is impressive, you can feel Japanese traditional. 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 edge is used Aogami Super, famous Japanese blacksmiths says that this steel is the sharpest steel. The edge retention also is outstanding. This 3 Layers is easy to care since outside is stainless steel.
Sakai cutlery has been cultivated by the long history of 600 years. And Sakai cutlery produced by the craftsmen of reliable skill is famous for high quality and sharpness in all of the world. Sakai Takayuki, the company inherits the tradition, makes new technology fused and is producing high-quality kitchen knives.