Founded more than 100 years ago in 1919 by Tokie Hokiyama in Tosa – Shikoku Island – Hokiyama cutlery stands on a triangle of values:

Tradition, Innovation and practicality.

They preserve the original clad forging method cultivated over 800 years of Tosa cutlery history with craftsman spirit and ambitions of making further innovations for the future. While making traditional knives, they keep on searching up-to-date technologies, materials and manufacturing process, and always trying to develop more refined products aiming at further evolution.

The Sakon Ginga line is made of Gingami (Silver-3) stainless steel at a hardness of HRC 61-62. Being also stainless cladded with SUS – 405 stainless steel, requires less care that the carbon steel knives and are very easy to sharpen. Features a beautiful Nashiji finish and an octagonal Rosewood handle.

This 210mm Kiritsuke made by Hokiyama, combines great looks , excellent sharpness and edge retention as it is made from one the best stainless Japanese steels, the famous Ginsan (Silver-3). Fitted with a walnut handle makes this one a true beauty in the kitchen! An all-around knife that many Japanese but also European cooks choose as their everyday cutting tool.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hokiyama
Series: Ginga
Knife type: Kiritsuke
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 210 / 365
Grind: 50/50
Finish: Polished
Steel type: Ginsan
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 62
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Oval / Magnolia / Wood
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 1,7
Blade height at heel (mm): 45
Weight (gr): 160