Hatsu – Kokoro means innocent spirit. A very important wholesaler from Amagasaki city in Hyogo prefecture cooperating with some of the best craftsmen in Japan. The Hatsukokoro brand is their house brand, crafted from undisclosed but some of the most experienced blacksmiths.
The Sunaarashi series feature a stunning swirling, mirror polished Damascus pattern, inspired by the “sandstorm” as the Sunaarashi translates to English. A very delicate knife made with VG-10 stainless steel and treated to HRC 60 hardness.
The Petty is one of the most commonly used knives in the kitchen. A small, general-purpose knife used for peeling, shaping, and slicing fruits and vegetables, chopping herbs, and making garnishes that also can be used in handheld cuts. This special petty has a K-tip also in order to facilitate even more delicate cuts.