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Warikomi Gold Usuba Knife and Sharpening Stone by Kikuichiname
Bring legend to life with an 6.5” Usuba Knife and Sharpening stone that hold the history of the ancient Japanese Samurais in its wake. Kikuichi, whose full name is Kikuichii-Monjyu-Shiro-Kanenaga, is known for excellence and its rich history, dating back 700 years.
It was during the reign of Emperor Gotoba, that Shiro Kanenaga a swordsmith of Samurai swords was authorized to use the emperor’s chrysanthemum symbol on his work, as a mark of excellence. After the Meiji Revolution and the end of the Samurai, Kikuichi reinvented itself as a maker of superb cutlery. Today, their original swords are on display at the Seikado Museum in Tokyo and are considered national treasures.
Measuring 6.5 inches long, Usuba literally means “thin blade,” making this Usuba Knife perfect for cutting through firm vegetables without crushing them. This Usuab knife also comes with a one-sided sharpening stone so that you can maintain your Usuba Knife regularly and keep it at the peak of its perfection.
The Usuba Knife is beautifully made with a mahogany handle and a handcrafted stainless steel blade. For cleaning, hand wash with hot water and dry immediately after. With its sturdy, 3-layer construction, this beautiful Usuba knife and one-sided sharpening stone are sure to raise the standard of excellence and beauty in your home.
- 6.5” Usuba Knife
- Ideal for cutting firm vegetables
- Warikomi Gold
- Steel-clad VG5 core
- 1000 grit water sharpening stone
- Sharpening stone dimensions: 6.8” x 2.2” x 0.5”
- 6.5” Usuba Knife
- Sharpening stone
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Description Author Lindsey Payne Name Kikuichi Warikomi Gold Usuba Knife and Sharpening Stone (Set C-300) Brands Kikuichi Type Vegetable & Fruit Carving Home or Commercial Home Material Stainless Steel Color Natural, Steel Size 6.5" Quantity Included 1 Manufacturer's Warranty Lifetime Limited Manufacturer Warranty Country of Manufacture Japan Magnetic Yes Surface Straight Edge Weight (in Lbs) 1.5