A slim double-bevel yanagi-type knife for sashimi. Shorter ones (6-13.5cm) make an excellent substitute for petty knives.
Aogami-Super (Hitachi Metals Ltd.) is one of the greatest Japanese Carbon Steels. In addition to containing more Carbon, Chromium and Tungsten than Blue Steel No.1, it also includes Molybdenum. It has very good edge sharpness and excellent edge retention, but is also capable of attaining high hardness without being brittle. Consequently, many knife enthusiasts rate Aogami Super as one of the very best High Carbon Steels in the world.
We fit the Koyanagi Kurouchi 135mm Aogami Super with a custom colored rosewood burl wa handle. Treat your collection to a truly unique one of a kind petty knife today!
Blade Length: 135mm(5.3Inch)
Core Edge Steel: Aogami(Blue) Super
HRC (Rockwell Hardness): 63-64
Handle： Walnut Octagonal
Place of Origin: Tosa, Japan