Masakage is a rare company that employs a group of blacksmiths that are each masters in their own craft by bringing them together to form a collective. All based out of Takefu, Masakage, run by renowned knife sharpener Shibata Takayuki is one of our store favourites.
The Kumo "cloud" line is made by master blacksmith Katushige Anryu. Aryu-san has been credited to be one of the founding fathers of Takefu knife village and still continues to produce some of their finest knives in his 50 + year blacksmithing history. In 2002 he was awarded the certificate of traditional craftsmen.
|Blade||80mm / Double Bevel|
|Steel||VG-10 / Stainless Damascus|
|HRC||61 - 62|
|Handle||115mm / Octagonal Rosewood|