Suisin Honyaki Sakimaru Takobiki w/ Silk Fukusa Knife Bag
About Ikeda and these events knives World premiere knives, was released during October 2019 Korin x Suisin Event Master Ikeda forged these new knives exclusive to Korin. Master Yoshikazu Ikeda is one of the most respected blacksmiths in Sakai. Ikeda-san started in 1967 as his father’s apprentice and has over 50 years of blacksmithing experience. 1988 METI-designated Master of Traditional Crafts 1999 Sakai City Special Contribution Award 2004 Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award 2014 Osaka Prefectural Award “Master Craftsman in Naniwa” Honyaki Ikeda is the master of honyaki style knives - He tempers the blades at a low temperature slowly. Hold it’s edge for longer than hongasumi style knives.
Country of Origin: Japan