A nagura stone is recommended to aid in creating some slurry. This stone is great for knives, razors, and tools. These stones are mined in Kyoto Japan. Natural whetstones wear much slower then synthetic stones. This stone will last years if not tens of years.
This stone is on the smaller side but don't let that fool you there is lots of good years left on this Natural Stone. It has beautiful Renge purple, with some Goma. This is a great stone for a beginner or expert.
Length - 8.2"
Width - 3.0"
Thickness - 0.75"
Hardness - 3.5 - 4.5
Grit - 8,000 - 12,000
Weight - 1 Lbs 6.9 Oz
All of our Natural stones are bought directly from the only couple mines still available, they are all tested and certified authentic before being purchased.
Some stones have defects and inclusions. we cannot guarantee perfect shape and wearing. All sales are final on natural stones.