You are looking at a brand new hand crafted kitchen knife from Sugimoto-Hamono, of Tsukiji, Japan, home of Tokyo's famous fish markets.
This professional grade, hand crafted, single bevel, sushi and sashimi knife is excellent, not only for cutting fish, but also great for slicing steak, turkey, even watermelon or other applications where a slender blade is needed. The single bevel is also perfect for ensuring that cuts are made cleanly and with precision every time. The blade of this knife has been hand forged from High Grade Chromium Molybdenum Alloy Stainless Steel, so, unlike the traditional high carbon steel knifes of this type, this blade will not rust and give many years of service.
This outstanding Japanese knife comes with detailed English instructions and is, quite simply, one of the best knives you will own.
Sugimoto-Hamono crafts all their knives by hand, using the finest steel, to the highest standards and techniques that have been passed from generation to generation. Purveyor of knives to the famous sushi restaurants and the frenetic fish markets of Tsukiji, all blades are of the finest materials, craftsmanship and quality control, and are offered to you here for the first time.
All Sugimoto knives have a manufacturers warranty against faulty workmanship, so you can rest assured that your knife will be repaired or replaced should it not perform to the highest of standards expected of all Sugimoto professional products.
Please note, owing to the handle, that this knife is not dishwasher safe.