Saji-San was born in 1948, in Takefu. He started making knives in 1966, after going to a blacksmith school he studied under his father. He is a third generation smith. In 1992 he was officially certified as Dentoukougeishi, a “Traditional Master Craftsman”. With over 54 years of experience, he has very innovative designs. Specializing in different types of damascus. Saji-San also makes hunting knives.
It is truly a honor to have he opportunity to use one of Saji-San's knives, let alone sell them. If you are truly looking for a piece of art look no further.
These Rainbow damascus knives are head turners, performance is great, and they are truly unique. Many people feel like VG10 steel is not great, using VG10 that was forged and heat treated by a Master Blacksmith will show you your thoughts about VG10 are wrong. These Knives are the thinnest of Saji-Sans knives. His VG10 has excellent edge retention and will change your mind about the steel all together.
Length - 424 mm (17.1 in.)
Weight - 150 g (5.3 oz)
Edge Length - 267 mm (10.5 in.)
Heel Height - 40 mm
Steel Type - VG10
HRC - 61-62
Cladding - Stainless Rainbow Damascus
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Rosewood Octagonal Wa Handle
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use