Japanese hammered kitchen knife for cutting vegetables, NAKIRI, 16.5cm
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|Blade length||16.5 cm|
|Product origin||made in Japan|
|Production region||Seki - Gifu Prefecture|
The Japanese prefecture of Niigata has always been a hotbed of ancient metalworking in Japan, especially the Tsubame-Sanjo region, named after the two towns that make up the region.
The local history of metalworking originates in the Igarashi riverbed that runs through Sanjo: it was here that iron particles were discovered eight hundred years ago.
The particularity of Japanese knives is their specific alloy of carbon steel forged with boric acid, giving their blade the hardness that makes them famous throughout the world.
Creating each of these pieces in accordance with tradition requires time, but also many steps. Elles nécessitent de maîtriser des compétences manuelles sont transmises de génération en génération.
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