Sakai Takayuki ZANGETSU Honyaki Ginsan
ZANGETSU Honyaki, arched-shape chef knife series, is forged and sharpened carefully one by one by skillful craftsmen in Sakai.
This Ginsan or Silver paper (Gingami) No.3 Steel knives are made of fine Japanese Steel Company Hitachi's Special Stainless Steel which makes similar sharpness, edge retention as Carbon Steel.
The honyaki (water quenched) version cannot be mass-produced. They are primarily for professional chefs and for the most important person because of the highest quality traditional-style Japanese knives.