Kagekiyo Blue #1 Damascus Gyuto 240mm
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 suminagashi damascus rated at 64hrc. Aogami 1 is known for excellent edge retention and toughness. 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).
Edge length: 229mm
Height at heel: 51mm
Spine thickness above heel: 3.2mm
*Comes with Urushi Saya cover.