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Yu Kurosaki "Senko" R2/SG2 Petty with Ironwood Handle

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  •  Slovenia
  • $440.00

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Product description

Introducing the SG2 Petty by Yu Kurosaki, featuring his latest Tsuchime pattern "Senko" on a stunning stainless cladding. The blade showcases a mirror-like Kyomen finish and an SG2 steel core heat-treated to 63 HRC for exceptional edge retention. With an incredibly thin and tapered edge, this knife ensures smooth and precise cutting.

Yu Kurosaki is renowned for his exquisite Tsuchime patterns, and this Petty knife exemplifies his craftsmanship. The blade is complemented by a western-shaped handle made of Desert Ironwood, adorned with decorative mosaic pins.

Specifications:

Origin: Echizen, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
Brand: Yu Kurosaki
Craftsman: Yu Kurosaki
Knife Type: Petty
Blade Construction: San Mai
Grind: Double-edged Blade (50/50 Grind)
Hagane (Core Steel): R2/SG2
Jigane (Cladding): Stainless Steel
Hardness: 63 HRC
Blade Finishes: Signature Tsuchime (Hammered), Kyomen (Mirror-like)
Blade Length: 130mm (5.1") / 150mm (5.9")
Blade Height (at heel): 29mm / 33mm
Spine Thickness: Above heel: 2.1mm / 2.2mm, Middle: 2.0mm / 2.1mm
Handle Shape: Western-shaped
Handle Material: Desert Ironwood
Decorative: Mosaic Pins
Bolster: Stainless Steel
Handle Length: 108mm / 110mm
Overall Length: 245mm / 263mm
Weight: 107g (3.77oz) / 121g (4.27oz)
Engraved Mark: In Japanese Kanji "Kurosaki Yu" (黒崎 優)
About Yu Kurosaki:
Yu Kurosaki is a talented artisan in his forties and a prominent knife maker in Japan. With a legacy of over 700 years of knife-making skills passed down from Echizen artisans, Kurosaki creates hand-forged knives that leave a lasting impression and provide exceptional cutting pleasure. His unique Tsuchime design, showcased in series like Shizuku and Fujin, not only boasts stunning aesthetics but also enhances functionality by reducing food sticking to the blade. Yu Kurosaki's knives have gained popularity worldwide, making his top-quality blades increasingly sought after.

Condition

  • Unused (new item)

In original packaging?

  • Yes

Imperfections (if any)

new

Country of origin

  • Japan

Brand/Blacksmith

  • Kurosaki, Yu

Blade shape

  • Petty

Blade length (mm)

130

Steel category

  • Powder steel

Steel type

  • SG2/R2

Steel hardness (HRC)

  • 63

Handle material

  • Natural (wood)

Seller's return policy

  • Domestic returns only (5-day Return Policy)
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