Paring knife ( or petty knife in Japan ) is one of the essential tools in the kitchen.
The small blade is perfect for peeling, slicing and any other delicate works.
This knife is made from Aritsugu’s original rust resistant carbon steel which keeps the sharpness and durability of carbon steel and yet , very easy to maintain. Handle is made from Japanese Big Leaf Magnolia ( Ho wood ) which is naturally antiseptic, capped with Water Buffalo horn ring. Magnolia handle is super light and increases grips when wet. Aritsugu is known as one of the 2 best knife makers in Japan with more than 400 years history.
Each knife is hand sharpened and edge mirror polished before being despatched. Mirror polished edge is surprisingly sharp and blade stays sharp for long time.
The blade may tarnish if not cleaned properly.
This knife is hand crafted. The length, weight, colour and shape may be slightly different from knife to knife.