The Higonokami knife was originally made in Japan starting in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism. The style was exceedingly popular in Japan until 1961 when the blades were banned. Still, a few craftsmen carry on this tradition today. This large version sports a raw steel motif that gives it a more aged feel. The extra sharp tip allows for spearing and tearing when the edge of the blade is too cumbersome. Each is hand-forged with the maker’s stamp on it.

Details
  • Hand-forged
  • 8 ½” open
  • Made in Japan