【Specifications】 Knife Type：Petty Steep Type：VG1（High corrosion resistance） Blade length：15cm（5.91inch) Handle Material：Cypress(Hinoki) Handle Coating：Indigo Dye ＋ Waterproof coating Weight：50g The place of production：Japan（Blade and Assembling : Oosaka, Handle : Tokushima）
【What is petty knife?】 Petty knife is a small kitchen knife to pare. Originally it was used for cutting fruit/peeling vegetables, but nowadays it is often used as a petit ‘all-purpose’ knife not only for fruit/veggies, but also for meat and fish. It is also good for kids as a children's knife as Santoku is too big for them.
【VG-1 steel】 VG-1 (Takefu Special Steel Co., Ltd.) is quality Japanese High Carbon Stainless Steel that is popular for making cutlery. It has good corrosion resistance, edge retention and edge sharpness and is capable of achieving a relatively high Rockwell hardness.
【What is Indigo Knife ?】 Indigo Knife is the combination of Sakai blade and Indigo dyed handle. Indigo dye has odor eliminating and antibacterial effects well. So if you are looking for a life-time knife. This is one of the best.
【Caution】 ・Waterproof coating might be peeled off by a deep sense of shock. ・Cutting very hard or frozen stuff might cause the nick in the blade ・Do not burn the blade with fire. ・Do not wash this with dishwasher ・Try to dry the blade after washing it each time.
【Shipping and delivery】 We usually produce the knife after receiving the order. So it usually takes one week to prepare. The estimated delivery date depends on where you live.