Katsushige Anryu has been a blacksmith for over 50 years. He apprenticed under his father. He is incredibly meticulous. We love his shapes. His knives are incredibly thin, great taper, and awesome finishes.
Anryu-San layers soft iron to make damascus pattern the forge welds it to the Shirogami core. It makes this knife have a beautiful pattern on the bevels.
Length - 358 mm (14.1 in.)
Weight -148 g (5.2 oz)
Edge Length - 212 mm (8.3 in.)
Heel Height - 46 mm
Steel Type - White (Shirogami) #2
HRC - 62-63
Cladding - Soft Iron Layered
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Oval
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use