Our Handmade Yoshihiro Blue Steel Super Mizuyaki knives are crafted with extraordinary skill by our master artisans to create high-quality knives that are indispensable in their craftsmanship and performance. Blue Steel Super, with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 65 to 66, is forged with iron to create beautiful mist patterns and an emphasis is placed on refined forging and polishing with the highest attention to detail.
With its handmade, Ebony wood with sterling silver ring handle, this knife is light and well balanced. This knife comes with a double water buffalo horn bolster, and a lacquered magnolia wood saya cover, which is easy to clean and resistant to stain and odor.
Blue Steel Super contains 2% carbon and is widely considered to be the most premium carbon steel for knives worldwide. It is highly regarded for its ease in sharpening and its durability. Prized by professional chefs for their edge retention and performance, these knives are of incomparable value. Proper care for this high carbon steel knife is of the utmost importance as mistreatment of this highly sensitive knife will affect the knife’s edge retention. With proper care these knives will provide endless satisfaction.