Sakai Kikumori’s Damascus Tsuchime series is our most popular line. They have a robust three layer blade with a VG10 steel core, hammer-marked Damascus patterned cladding and a comfortable western style handle. These knives have excellent edge life and wear resistance and are fully stainless, making them easy to care for for most cooks.
Sakai Kikumori is the flagship brand of Kawamura Hamono, producing top quality Japanese and Western style kitchen knives in Sakai, one of the oldest knife making centers in Japan. They have been producing knives since the 1920’s and have maintained long standing relationships with some of the best blacksmiths and blade grinders in Sakai.