High-class stainless steel knife legendary for their sharpness and unique hammered patterns. Ryujin adopt the Edo sharpening method that has been passed down from the Samurai era. The sharpening process is paramount for the quality of a knife. The craftsmen in Tsubame-Sanjo take their time to finish each knife one by one.
Founded in 1905, Hinour Hamono produce knives using age-old Japanese techniques, overseeing the entire manufacturing process themselves. As a factory that can forge any type of knife, they receive large numbers of orders from around the world for unusually shaped designs. In 2012, the third-generation Hinoura Tsukasa was recognized as a Master of Japanese Traditional Crafts by the Japanese government. He currently runs the workshop with his son Hinoura Mutsumi.
True value for money from the blacksmiths of Tsubame-Sanjo. The finest steel, sharp blades, magnolia handles, and water buffalo muzzle. These MADE IN JAPAN knives have all the trimmings but come at a cutthroat prices.