History of Yoshihiro Ecchu Go Umanosuke Yoshihiro has been renowned as a one of best sword craftsman in Japan since 1550. Since then, knife makers in Sakai have been using Yoshihiro’s technique for the last 500 years. Yoshihiro knives have been acclaimed as one of the best sushi knives in Japan.During the Sengoku Period, a General, Toyotomi Hideyoshi unified Japan 1590-1598, he stated the following sword craftsmen were the best.
·Ecchu Go Umanosuke Yoshihiro
·Awata Toushiro Yoshimitsu
·Soshu Goro Nyudo Masmune
All daimyo (powerful territorial lords) tried to acquire these swords, but Yoshihiro's swords were difficult to find. People said, "Finding Yoshihiro's sword is like finding ghost."
At Yoshihiro Cutlery of Beverly Hills we offer the largest and most varied selection of handcrafted Japanese Kinves in all of California. Every Yoshihiro Knife is handmade and forged by master artisans with decades of experience, in the Japanese city of Sakai since 1550, using the best materials and ancient time honored traditions. We offer a wide array of the finest handmade Japanese Knives available, with many rare and specific styles that are hard to find in the U.S.A, and the unique capability of custom Knives made to order. Come to our showroom or visit us online for a rare treat into the world of authentic Japanese Knives.