Kichiji Aogami-2 Yanagiba 240mm Rose Wood Handle
The translation of Yanagiba is willow leaf edge referring to the distinctive shape which was developed in the Kansai area of Japan during the Edo period. Hammer forged in Aogami-2 clad with soft iron fitted with a Rose wood handle, this professional quality Sashimi knife is made using traditional methods by skilled artisans. The blade is forged in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, renowned to produce single bevel knives. Aogami steel has better wear resistance than shirogami which translates to longer lasting sharpness although it is more challenging to sharpen.
Edge Geometry: Single- Bevel (for right-handed users)
Blade Length: 240mm
Total Length: 375mm
Blade Material: Yasuki Aogami-2 Soft iron Clad
Handle Material: Rose wood
Saya / Sheath: Included
Rust Resistant: No
* Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!