日野浦刃物 Shirogami #2 Kurouchi Tsuchime
This is a beautiful Hinoura collection with Shirogami #2 steel core and stainless cladding, by Mutsumi Hinoura - the fourth generation of Hinoura. Made under the family's "Ajikataya" brand name, this Hinoura knife has the signature Kurouchi Tsuchime finish of Hinoura knives, with an amazing charred chestnut buffalo horn handle. Hinoura's forging focuses on easy sharpening by knife owners, and as a result these knives often achieve extraordinary level of sharpness with ease of sharpening. Only 6 gyuto and 3 sujihiki available.