Model:AK5219 / AK5220
Material:Blade: High-carbon steel (Inside layer), Soft Iron (Outside layer), Bolster: Water buffalo horn, Handle: Natural wood (Magnolia obovata)
Product type: Yanagiba Knives
Country of origin:Japan
Yanagiba 210 mm (AK5219):Overall length: 343 mm (Blade length 210 mm), Item weight (approx): 127 g, Shipping weight (approx): 360 g
Yanagiba 240 mm (AK5220):Overall length: 375 mm (Blade length 240 mm), Item weight (approx): 141 g, Shipping weight (approx): 380 g
- Professionally hand-sharpened one by one by experienced artisans who are committed to their durability and sharpness.
- The tough blade made of hard-carbon steel and soft iron has sharp edge and strength to avoid getting nicked.
- Bolster - Irrefrangible and durable water buffalo horn is used.
- Handle - Luxury and water-resistant magnolia obovata is used to pursue the durability.
- Single edged blade.
Use & Care
- Hand wash.
- Sharpener for double edge must not be used.
- Let it dry well after use, otherwise it can get rusted or change the Color.
Since the 13th century, Seki city has been the heart of the Japanese cutlery industry. It has also been home to Kai Corporation, the maker of fine cutlery, for more than 100 years. Inspired by the blade-making traditions of ancient Japan, today's highly skilled artisans produce blades of unparalleled quality and beauty.
Kai Corporation was founded in 1908 in Seki city, Gifu and is headquartered in Tokyo, providing over 10,000 products from housewares and fine cutlery to beauty care products and medical supplies worldwide.