Katushige Anryu started apprenticing under his father, Katsutoshi Anryu after graduating from high school in 1959. He is a fourth generation blacksmith and has been doing so for over 50 years. - "Iron is alive, it can live and it can die depending on the blacksmith."
These knives are handmade and reflect the blacksmith's search for perfection. The oval handle finishes off the clean lines and smoothness of the overall feel.
Shirokami #2 Kurouchi - with soft iron cladding.
Please note that these knives are not stain resistant and must be kept clean and dry to avoid oxidation and rusting.
|Blade||180mm / Double Bevel|
|Steel||Shirogami #2 / Kurouchi Carbon|
|HRC||62 - 63|
|Handle||130mm / Oval Rosewood|