Yoshikane Shirogami # 2 Nashiji Gyuto 210mm Walnut Wood
Brand: Yoshikane Hamono 吉 金 刃 物
Blacksmith: Kazuomi Yamamoto
Steel Type: Carbon coated Stainless steel
Steel: Yasuki Shirogami # 2
Handle: Walnut wood and Pakka ring
Blade length: 210mm
Finish: Nashiji, Kasumi and mirror finish on the edge.
Hardness: 62 HRC
Yoshikane Hamono is located in Sanjo, Niigata and founded in 1919. It is led by Kazuomi San who continues to excel and evolve in the manufacture of high quality kitchen knives. This series is forged from Shirogmi no.2 steel and coated with stainless steel. The technique used to polish and pour the Jigane (flexible steel) on this blade is exceptional. It will give the blade a very good ability to hold its edge. This steel is also easier to sharpen and is an excellent choice to start your adventure with Japanese knives!