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Sakai Kikumori Raindrop Damascus 170mm Santoku Ginsan

Sakai Kikumori Raindrop Damascus 170mm Santoku Ginsan

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This stunning santoku has a subtle and beautiful raindrop damascus pattern and a robust convex grind for excellent cutting feel. These are hand forged by one of Sakai's top master blacksmiths, Yamatsuka-san, who specializes in Ginsanko steel, a stainless steel that has excellent edge formation, ease of sharpening, and toughness.

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.

Blade Material: Ginsan (Silver 3) Stainless steel, stainless steel cladding

Handle Material: Japanese magnolia with horn ferrule

Blade Length: 6.75" (170mm)

Overall Length: 12.2" (310mm)

Height at Heel: 46mm

Thickness of Spine at Heel: 3mm

Weight: 5.1 oz

**Weights and measurements may vary from knife to knife. Color of handle may vary.

**Extra care is required with carbon steel. No soaking or dishwashers! Dry well in between uses to avoid rust. Blade will develop a patina (discoloration) with normal use.

**To avoid chipping, keep away from bones, frozen foods or other hard foods and pits.

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