Using an ancient forging technique, this kitchen knife brand crafts blades with otherworldly sharpness. Yamawaka Nakiri Kurouchi Shitan Series is hand made by traditional Japanese blacksmiths from Sakai. It is a double-edged type knife with steels in the middle and soft iron on both sides. Incredibly sharp high carbon Aogami White Steel No.2 is harder in terms of maintenance, however, skilled cook can make this knife last sharp and rust-free for many years. These knives come with Magnolia handles in octagonal shape – also, of highest quality. Smooth touch and excellent sharpness will satisfy even the most demanding chef.