Korin Shiro-ko Kasumi knives are handcrafted in Japan from a combination of white #3 carbon steel and soft iron steel. White steel has a good balance between sharpness and sharpening. The knives are equipped with a magnolia wood handle with a water buffalo horn bolster. This professional grade line is highly recommended for chef's interested in their first Japanese traditional knife or beginners.
Drawing from a tradition of Japanese craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, the collections at Korin showcase exceptional sharpness and time-tested durability. We are dedicated to bringing the highest quality Japanese knives to your kitchen, so you can experience the unparalleled quality of Japanese craftsmanship in your home or restaurant.
Purpose of Kamagata Usuba
The kamagata usuba is a traditional Japanese knife designed to work with vegetables. Unlike the Kanto version of the usuba, the kamagata usuba has a pointed tip, which allows for more delicate work and decorative carving. Originated in Kansai (Osaka) region.