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Higo No–kami Knife from Shun

  • VG10 blade; high-performance, high-carbon stainless steel is tough, stain resistant, and takes/holds a fine 16° edge, each side
  • Ebony Pakkawood® handle with inlaid mosaic crest; beautiful and durable
  • Includes leather sheath
  • Handcrafted in Japan
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Higo No–kami knife with case

First manufactured in 1896 in Meiji-era Japan, this style of knife is considered to be the first Japanese pocketknife.

This accessory is beautifully crafted and makes the perfect gift, either as a personal steak knife or a personal pocketknife. 

How to Use

  • One of the key characteristics of the traditional Higo-No Kami is that when the knife is closed, part of the blade tang protrudes and can be used like a small lever to open the knife with one hand.
  • Locking liner secures blade safely open during use; closes easily