A beautifully balanced and beautifully simple Japanese kitchen knife with a white paper shirogami steel blade, wrapped in a softer jigane steel, with an octagonal walnut handle. This knife is a popular choice for Japanese chefs, as it sharpens quickly and easily, so is perfect not just for regular sharpening, but also for beginners.
If you're after a truly Japanese experience, get this for its weight and feel.
Materials & Dimensions
White Paper Steel
- Blade length: 165mm / 6 1/2"
- Total Length: 305mm / 12"
- Weight: 155g
Delivery & Returns
Stock items will be dispatched within 48 hours of receiving the order. Information on delivery charges.
Naturally we like to see our customers happy with their order, but should you need to return your order, you can do so up to 14 days after the day of delivery. Read the full terms and conditions.
Visit the store
Want to see it before you buy? Visit the Another Country London store.
Handle Japanese knives carefully - the steel is brittle. Don't cut bones, don't use on hard surfaces, don't chuck them about and don't put them in the dishwasher. Handle them like you handle your wine glasses and you'll be fine.
- hand wash
- avoid soaking - especially the traditional style knives, as it expands the wooden handles
- dry throroughly
- store individually
- wipe over with Camellia Oil if not using regularly
- sharpen every two weeks or so of regular use
- use the Niwaki Combination Stone for everyday sharpening
Naturally we like to see our customers happy with their order, but should you need to return your order, you can do so up to 7 days after the day of delivery.
Read the full terms and conditions