Kagekiyo Blue #1 Sujihiki 270mm
Kagekiyo is a premium line made in Sakai. Every craftsman that works on this line is a certified master craftsman and it shows in the beauty and finesse of these knives. The blade is forged from aogami #1 (blue #1) steel with iron cladding rated at 64hrc. Aogami 1 is known for excellent edge retention and and fine edge formation. These knives have impressive geometry and are very thin at the edge. The spine and choil are mirror polished. The handle, saya, and box are all finished with the highest quality black urushi (traditional japanese lacquering).
*Comes with Urushi Saya cover included*
Edge length: 265mm
Height at heel: 36.5mm
Spine thickness above heel: 2.7mm