In the same way as traditional Japanese knives, skillful craftsmen in Sakai forge and sharpen carefully one by one blade made of "Ginsan" Stainless steel. The Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 Steel knife is made of fine Japanese Steel Company Hitachi's Special Stainless Steel which makes similar sharpness, edge retention as Carbon Steel. Sharpness, Soft usage feeling and Unparalleled durability with Rust-resistance supported by the experience through long history.
Speaking to the handle, the octagonal figure fits better confortably to your hand. The Buffalo Tsuba equipped to the handle is represent high-quality and excellent durability, that means made for professional originally. But it is highly recommended for Gift as well as for your better cooking experience. (Please be noted that the buffalo tsuba (guard) is a natural product that possibly different from the image in color.)
•Blade Steel Type: High Carbon Stainless Steel [Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 steel]
•Made in JAPAN