Seki Kanetsune 95mm Oyster Knife

by Seki Kanetsune


This oyster knife made by Seki Kanetsune features a thick blade made of stainless steel, so it will not get damaged when shucking an oyster. The round wooden handle allows the oyster knife to be used for a prolonged period of time without fatigue, so it's suitable for both business and home use. 


  • Origin (Made in): Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
  • Brand: Kanetsune Seki
  • Model No.: KC-047
  • Type: Oyster Knife
  • Material: 420J2 Stainless Steel
  • Blade Length: 95mm (3.7")
    • Handle
      • Material: Beech Wood
      • Bolster: Stainless Steel
      • Length: 114mm
    • Overall Length: 212mm (8.35")
    • Weight: 81g (2.86oz)
    • Mark: "Stainless Steel Seki Japan"

    About Kanetsune Seki 関兼常 / Kitasho 北正

    The owner of Kanetsune Seki brand — Kitasho — has been making knives in pre-war Japan, in Seki City (関市) which has over 800 years of blade-making history. After the war, they established the Kitamura Shoten, which led to the current Kitasho company. The Kanetsune (兼常) brand is named after a famous sword-smith who lived in the Muromachi period around 14-15 century. Making different series of knives under brands including Kanemasa (兼正作), Honsho Kanemasa (本匠兼正作), and Minamoto Kanemasa (源兼正), Kitasho Company is on the mission of passing down Seki’s 8 centuries long knife-making techniques and traditions.


    Wash and dry with a soft sponge, and safely store after use. 

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