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 Tosaichi Shadow line is made of Aogami Super steel at a high HRC 63 hardness. Being stainless cladded with SUS – 405 stainless steel, requires less care that the usual carbon steel knives while maintaining all the advantages of the carbon steel. Features a beautiful mixed Kurouchi / Hammered pattern and an octagonal Rosewood handle.

The 210mm Kiritsuke will become the favorite in every kitchen, home or professional. Its size makes it practical to use and can be used by both starters or advanced cooks. Made using Aogami Super steel, secures a razor sharp edge as well as a long edge retention. Features a classic traditional Kurouchi / hammered finish and it is fitted with a beautiful walnut handle suitable for all hand sizes.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hokiyama
Series: Tosaichi Shadow
Knife type: Kiritsuke
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 210 / 365
Grind: Double Bevel
Finish: Kurouchi / Hammered
Steel type: Aogami Super (Stainless Clad)
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 63
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Octagonal / Rosewood / Wood
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 1,7
Blade height at heel (mm): 45
Weight (gr): 163