Shizu Hamono is proud of inheriting the history of SEKI knives. Craftsmen of SEKI produce and edge kitchen knives that incorporate contemporary trends. They inspect products with strict and latest standards with own installation manual. Knifes in SEKI are special and follow the footsteps of the first craftsman back 780 years ago. Master sword smith Hiroshige moved to Seki from Kyusyu and began making a sword. Since then blacksmiths of Seki and Seki city honor Hiroshige as a founder of sword smith of Seki. Shizu Hamono has a variety of knives of great quality for different occasions.
Damascus blade and Japanese style handle
Shizu Steak knife surprises you with beautiful Damascus blade and Japanese style handle with smooth curve. The sharpness is completely different from the steak knife with general western style. Great taste is shown with very fine serration of the cutting edge that does not crush and catches the fibers of meat. Additionally, metal is embedded inside the handle to adjust to be the optimum weight balance that fits in the hand.
beauty and depth of the Japanese harmony
Gen knife has a distinctive iron black and Damascus pattern that makes you feel the beauty and depth of the Japanese harmony. Japanese traditional handle shape of chestnut naturally grips the hand, and the hammer mark on the blade stops food sticking to the blade.
Miyako knife is developed to embody the essential functions and beauty of knives. This masterpiece has all the beauty of classical Japanese knives. Damascus steel, highly valued for its beauty in medieval Syria, has been reproduced for use in the blade, while a matte finish is applied once more after mirror polishing to achieve a soft luster. The blade is carefully formed using the artisanal techniques of the famed blacksmiths of Seki in order to attain a truly vivid sharpness.
traditional and modern Japanese elements
Kyo Stainless Steel Three-Layer Blade Knife is a three-layer blade knife that has a beautiful design combining both traditional and modern Japanese elements. The blade is resistant to rust, and is carefully formed using the artisanal techniques of the famed blacksmiths of Seki to attain a lasting and vivid sharpness.
The design of the handle achieves a unique style that fits extremely snugly and comfortably in your hand, while the hollow handle makes the knife light, assuring that your hand will not get tired even if cutting for long periods, and making it a knife that is extremely comfortable to use. A matte finish is applied once more after mirror polishing to provide a gently textured finish that matches the overall form of the knife.