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.
Double bevel slicer for boneless meat and fish. The name translates to “muscle cutter”. It is usually long and thin with a low profile and the purpose of it is for cutting in one single slice in order to create minimum cellular damage (That preserves the original texture and flavor of the protein). Perfect for slicing and back draw cut motions. The specific knife comes in the most common size at 270mm.