Slurry will develop but 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.
Koppa means shard. Koppa stones are usually off size stones. It is a nice size, large enough for a knife as well as a razor. This stone is a very cost effect chance to try out a natural stone for a beginner or someone on a budget.
This stone has beautiful black dots making it look Nashiji or Goma.
Length - 6"
Width - 3.5"
Thickness - 0.75"
Hardness - 3 - 4
Grit - 8,000 - 12,000
Weight - 1 Lbs. 12.8 oz.
Some stones have defects and inclusions. we cannot guarantee perfect shape and wearing. All sales are final on natural stones.