【Tsukiji Aritsugu】 Tokusei Kiritsuke, White Steel No,2, Kiritsuke

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Brand : Aritsugu
Knife Type:Kiritsuke (Hybrid design of Usuba and Yanagiba)
Steep Type:White Steel No,2 
Blade length:240mm,270mm,300mm,330mm,
The place of production:Japan

【What is Kiritsuke knife?】
Kiritsuke knives are a hybrid design combining features of
Japanese usubas(for cutting vegetable) and yanagibas(for slicing raw fish).
The sword-like design caught many people's eyes. and traditionally only the head chef of a restaurant was allowed to use Kiritsuke.
So it is very honorable to use this knife.

【White Steel No,2】
White steel is made from finely grained carbon steel that lacks a lot of contaminants within the iron, meaning that knives made from white, high-carbon steel are able to sharpen into a razor-like edge. It’s also called white paper #2 or Hitachi White #2 steel; and is made up of Carbon:1.05 to 1.15%. It is in fact a quite popular steel for high end Japanese cutlery.

Aritsugu is one of the oldest knife store in Japan.
Aritsugu was initially established as Japanese knife "Katana" shop by Aritsugu Fujiwara
They have more than 450 years of history and they use sword-making techniques to make knives.

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. 
・You cannot put your name on this branded knife. 

【Shipping and delivery】
We usually create the knife after receiving the order. So it usually takes one week to prepare.  The estimated delivery date depends on where you live. 
If we have no stock for the item, We will let you know immediately.