Yu Kurosaki SG2 Super Gold 2 Santoku Knife 170mm Jyuhyo Zelkova
Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki
Blade Material: Hammered(TSUCHIME) Super Gold 2 Clad Stainless Steel
Core: Super Gold 2 (Powder high-speed Stainless steel)
Blade Length: 170 mm (6.7")
Total Length: 308 mm ( 12.1")
Weight: approx 118 g (4.1 oz)
Blade Width: 46 mm (1.8")
Thickness of Spine: approx max 2mm
Blacksmith Yu Kurosaki makes his knives in Echizen City. Knives in Echizen city are the Traditional Crafts designated by the Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry. His forged kitchen knives and forged Field knives are masterpieces. He has participated in a number of knife show so far, is the hot young craftsman of attention as the feature is organized magazines and TV.
Jyuhyo means snow rime in Japanese. This series has only Santoku Knife. This knife is forged at room temperature.
Japanese knives are made by craftsmen and machines, there might be scratch. Almost Japanese knives are thin blade. Especially this knife is very very thin for super sharp. Don't hit and cut frozen food or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken.
For US buyers: De Minimis Value Increases to $800 Release Date: March 11, 2016
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that March 10, it raised the value of a shipment of merchandise imported by one person on one day that generally may be imported free of duties and taxes from $200 to $800. .... Shipments valued at $800 or less for the de minimis exemption will be eligible under the same processes and with the same restrictions that currently apply to de minimis shipments of $200 or less.