Nigara Hamono AS Migaki Tsuchime Petty 150mm
Nigara Hamono is located in Hirosaki, a part of the Aomori Prefecture on the northern tip of Japan. With ancestry dating back to the edo period to over 350 years, the current generation upholds the legacy of its predecessors. Former Nigara hamono family, Kunitoshi Nigara, was a highly praised swordsmith during the Showa period and won many accolades for his creations. Nigara hamono now headed by 7th generation President Mr. Toshiju Yoshizawa, focuses mainly on kitchen cutlery featuring in house made innovative damascus patterns.
This series features high carbon Aogami super steel cladded in stainless steel heat treated to 64-65hrc. The blade has a hammered and polished finish. The dimpling helps with food release and stickage to the side of the blade. These have very thin edges and more performance focused. This series comes fitted with octagonal wenge handles with buffalo horn ferrules.
Edge length: 137mm
Height at heel: 30.9mm
Spine thickness above heel: 1.7mm