Our Special Forged Series is commissioned as a special collaboration effort resulting in a Mizu Yaki Blue Steel Gyuto Kiritsuke that is exceptional in quality. This Special Forged Mizu Yaki Blue Steel Gyuto Kiritsuke is truly the best of the best among other Blue Steel knives in terms of its fit, finish, and heat treatment.
With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 63-64, Blue Steel #2 is prized for its ability to form extremely sharp edges and its excellent edge retention.
Suminagashi translates as floating ink and refers to the beautiful marbled wave like patterns that extend through the blade from the tip to the heel, unveiling a new mosaic with every sharpening. Only the most skilled of artisans can forge together these metals in such complex puzzle piece formations to fashion knives of this caliber with the highest quality, blending aesthetics and performance.
The most versatile and essential of all knives a cook can have is a Japanese chefs knife known as a Gyuto Kiritsuke knife. Preparing delicious meals starts with taking wholesome ingredients and using the best tools such as a high quality chefs knife to make every meal into something special. From dicing, slicing, and chopping fresh produce from a farmers market to carving a roast chicken straight from the oven, even the simplest tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional. From prepping greens for a salad to chopping vegetables for a main dish, the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.