The Kuro Kikuichi’s series are heavy ironclad knives that feel substantial in the hand while the high grade walnut handle is smooth and warm.
Blade – White Carbon #2 core with soft black iron cladding gives this line it’s distinctive look. Heavy and solid these are a great workhorse of a knife. The Black oxide coating helps keep the blade from rusting. The black oxide coating is produced during heat treating, and only the cutting edge is polished, this is called a Kurouchi finish by our knife craftsmen. Hand engraved with the Kikuichi chrysanthemum crest.
Handle: Traditional octagonal wa handle made of Walnut and water buffalo horn ferrule
Bevel Angle Ratio: 50:50