Yoshihiro Silver #3 Hon-Kasumi Kiritsuke Yanagi
Handle: Octagonal Shitan wood handle with water buffalo horn ferrule
This product comes with a Magnolia wood Saya.
Crafted from Ginsan (Silver #3 Steel) and forged using the traditional technique of dual cladding, this exceptional knife undergoes final hand-polishing to achieve the coveted Hon-Kasumi finish.
Silver 3 steel excels in hardness, sharpness, and rust resistance, boasting an HRC of around 60-62. Its enduring sharpness places it among the sharpest in the stainless steel family.
The rust-resistant Silver #3 steel boasts excellent cutting performance, long-lasting sharpness, and ease of sharpening.
Its good hardness results in relatively simple maintenance. In a busy kitchen, it significantly improves efficiency for the chefs!
The usage of the Kiritsuke Yanagi are diverse. Its blade is relatively straight, making it a versatile type of Yanagi.
In addition to slicing sashimi, it can even be used to peel and julienne daikon radish.