Sho-Honyama natural stones are mined in Kyoto Japan. They are found in very limited quantities. Great finishing stones. It is suggested to use a nagura stone to help create slurry. Natural stones dish very slow. A stone this size can last a lifetime.
Great stone for razors, high carbon knives, and tools. This stone is near perfect. No deep cracks that can be seen smooth face and has nice color.
The stone being sold is the exact stone in the pictures.
Length - 8.1"
Width - 3"
Thickness - 1.6"
Hardness - 3 - 4
Grit - 10,000 - 12,000
Weight - 3 Lbs 10.1 Oz
We offer Natural stone Lacquering service, using genuine Japanese Urushi Lacquer. After purchase please contact us or leave a note that you would like the service. The service also includes sealing cracks with resin. Price is $30 and takes up to 2 weeks for the lacquer to cure.
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.