Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro traditional Japanese knives

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Jyo-Saku Series (white carbon steel #2)

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Jyo-Saku Series are made of a combination of white carbon steel #2 and soft iron steel. Compared to Hon-gasumi knives, Kasumi knives are more affordable. Kasumi knives are ideal for the first-time users of Japanese traditional knives.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Blue Steel #2 Hongasumi series

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Blue Steel #2 Hongasumi series are made of a combination of blue carbon steel #2 and soft iron steel. All products are handcrafted. Blue carbon steel #2, which is created by mixing chromium and tungsten with white carbon steel, has a longer edge retention than white carbon steel #2. Compared to Kasumi knives, Hongasumi knives require many more steps during their forging process as well as craftsmen with superior skills. Hongasumi knives therefore, are higher quality and are ideal for both intermediate and advanced users.

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro Suminagashi - Layered Hongasumi Series

Goh-Umanosuke-Yoshihiro SuminagashiI Layered Hongasumi knives are forged with a combination of blue carbon steel #1 and soft iron steel, which creates beautiful layers of mottled pattern. Blue carbon steel #1 has a longer edge retention than white carbon steel. Hongasumi knives are ideal for intermediates and advanced users of Japanese traditional knives.