Sakai Shoryu Aogami #1 Damascus Steel Mirror Finish Yanagi Silver Ferrule Handle
Handle: octagonal Ebony water buffalo handle with silver ferrule
This product comes with a Magnolia wood Saya.
Originating from the renowned city of Sakai in Osaka, the masterpiece "Aogami #1 Damascus Steel Mirror Finish Yanagi" by Sakai Shoryu is crafted using the exceptionally sharp and durable Aogami #1 core steel, hand forged through the traditional technique of dual cladding, and finally polished to a mirror finish to reveal the Damascus pattern.
In settings such as high-end sushi restaurants where the flavor of ingredients is showcased through precise cutting, this knife will truly demonstrate its value.
The sharp Aogami #1 steel Yanagiba is ideal for cutting sashimi with remarkable efficiency. The high hardness, thinness, and delicacy of the blade require a meticulous approach, aligning perfectly with the characteristics of premium ingredients.
A skilled chef can adeptly and quickly master the blade, effortlessly and gently cutting through the ingredients without damaging their fibers—a mastery that requires an equally exceptional tool.
The "Aogami #1 steel" offers outstanding cutting performance and durability. It has excellent sharpness, toughness, and wear resistance, maintaining its sharpness for a long time.
The special steel refining technique enhances its wear resistance, and the remarkable cutting performance is a distinctive feature of Aogami #1 steel.
Due to the careful forging by Sakai craftsmen, the blade remains tough even when ground very thin. With minimal force during cutting, it avoids pulling or compressing the ingredients, preserving the integrity of the food fibers. A knife made from Aogami #1 steel achieves a high standard in culinary precision.