Since 1894, Japanese bladesmiths have hand-crafted this simple folding pocket knife for everyday use. While there were once 40 members in the guild making genuine Higonokami knives, today there is only one maker - Nagao Kanekoma - left still making these knives, in Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture. Considered to be Japan’s first ironware town.
The blade is made of laminated SK High Carbon Pressed Steel to create a durable, handcrafted blade with long-lasting sharpness. It has a medium blade length of 7.62cm and is approx 9.54cm in length when closed.
Today, these versatile folding knives are useful for many tasks including camping, cooking, crafting, foraging, opening boxes, etc.
They also make a perfectly suited and meaningful gift to a loved one or yourself.
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Handmade Japanese Pocket Knife
Blade: Double-edged, carbon steel - approx 7.62cm
Handle: Steel Handle with Black Finish
Function: Cutting, slicing, chopping, stencilling, and peeling.
Hand-forged in Japan
This knife does not have a lock.
All higonokami knives show some marks that have occurred during manufacture.
Non stainless steel kitchen, chef and folding knives require a small amount of care to prevent surface rust.
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About The Brand
Higonokami is a traditional shape of folding knife with a long history.
Established in 1894 in Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture. Considered to be Japan’s first ironware town. Nagao Kanekoma has hand-forged Higonokami knives for more than 120 years. These handcrafted knife-making skills have been passed down through five generations.