Kagemitsu Amefuri, santoku (universal blade), 180 mm, Sanmai, Aogami #1, -non-stainless cladding - sharpened.
Japanese blade with a hand-forged Aogami # 1 (Blue paper) steel core with a non-rust-resistant outer layer. This blade is ground and hardened. The knife has a beautiful Kuroichi (black) protective layer.
The Kagemitsu Amefuri ("rain shower") knives are specially forged for Japansemessen.nl and have been given the name to remember the bond and the eternal fight against the water in both Japan and the Netherlands. In July 2019 it is 1 year since Japan has endured historically heavy rain showers with more than 175 victims as a result.
- Blade length around 180 mm.
- Total length (incl. Nakago): 275 mm
- Weight: 104 grams
- Rockwell hardness: 62-63 HRc
- With Nakago for Japanese handles.
Individual handles can be ordered here (the handle in the photo is for illustrative purposes only, no handle is supplied with the knife.)