Motosuke Nagao Higonokami Hammer forged, black blade, Chrome handle
Motosuke Nagao Higonokami, Hammer Forged Aogami,
This Japanese Higonokami knife has a core of Japanese Aogami # 1 "Blue paper" carbon steel (non-stainless) that is hammer forged with the Sanmai technique. With this technique the hard core steel is clamped between 2 parts softer steel for protection. The blade has a Kurochi (black) forging layer to protect against rust. This double-sided sharpened knife is completely forged by hand by the only master smith who is allowed to make Higonokami knives (Motosuke Nagao). The blade is sturdy and manually sharpened and is very easy to sharpen yourself.
Note that the stated length has been measured incl. The Chikiri (lever), the cutting length of the blade for this type of knife is approximately 80 mm. This is measured according to the traditional Japanese method.
- Blade length (from the tip to the Chikiri): 100-110mm (L)
- Total length: 175-190 mm (L)
- Weight: 48.1 grams (L)
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami # 1 steel (not stainless), Hammer forged in the Sanmai technique.
- Hardness: 62-63 (Rockwell C)
- Heft: Chromed steel
Please note, these knives are sent as a letterbox package to keep the costs as low as possible for you. You will receive a Tracktrace code.
Higonokami knives are only sold to people over 18 years old, when ordering online you declare to be over 18 years old.