Aritsugu Kiritsuke Knife 103/4inch White Steel blade(270mm)

Aritsugu Kiritsuke Knife 103/4inch White Steel blade(270mm)
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ARITSUGU KIRITSUKE 10 3/4inch (270mm) White II Steel blade w/ wood cover

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Aritsugu Company

400 years of family business creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils. Since 1560, 18 generations of the Aritsugu family have continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family. It started by Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. This knife was bought at Tokyo Aritsugu. Located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, well-known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides top chefs in Japan hand crafted knives and cooking utensils, especially those used in preparing traditional Japanese cuisine.

Masamoto knives are used by Japanese professional chefs very much, however; Aritsugu knife is also the one of the knives brands used by Japanese professional chefs as well.

Blade Length; 10 3/4inch (270mm) Handle Length; 5 7/8 inch (150mm) Total Length; 17 inch (430mm) Knife weight is 10.4oz. The end part of the back width is 6mm(1/4h) wide.

HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster. BLADE; Hongasumi style blade which is harder steel blade on the blade of the edge and softer steel on the body of the blade. Those different steel combinations make easier to sharpen knife and the knife stronger, and make it easier on the processes of knife making.

This knife is called Kiritsuke knife which is used for slicing sashimi, peeling vegetables, and cutting most of ingredients for all around with only this one. The blade is made out of Yasuki Shiro II ko(white II steel) which is very suitable for Japanese chef knives. It is very hard steel and hold on the edge very hard, and very little impurities in the steel.