Anryu Knives White #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 210mm
Anryu Knives, a renowned name in the world of blacksmithing, brings you the White #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 210mm. This knife is a testament to the centuries-old tradition of knife-making, passed down through generations of the Anryu family. Katsushige Anryu, a fourth-generation blacksmith, along with his nephew Ikeda-san, have crafted this exceptional piece.
The knife features a core of White Steel #2, enveloped in a Kurouchi Damascus cladding. This combination results in a blade that is not only easy to sharpen but also retains a razor-sharp edge. The knife is fitted with an oval rosewood handle, enhancing its aesthetic appeal and providing a comfortable grip.
- Workshop: Anryu Hamono
- Lead Blacksmith: Ikeda-san
- Location: Takefu Village, Echizen, Japan
- Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
- Edge Steel: Shirogami #2 (White Paper #2)
- Cladding: Iron / Damascus
- Edge Grind: Even
- Handle: Rosewood Oval
- Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
- Weight: 6.2 oz (178 g)
- Edge Length: 217 mm
- Total Length: 360 mm
- Spine Thickness at Base: 4.4 mm
- Blade Height: 47.8 mm
Legacy of Anryu Knives
The Anryu family began crafting knives in the 1870s, contributing significantly to the establishment of the renowned Takefu Knife Village. Katsushige Anryu, the fourth-generation blacksmith, has recently passed on the business to his apprentice, Ikeda, while continuing to contribute his expertise. The Anryu Knives White #2 Kurouchi Gyuto 210mm is a product of this rich legacy, offering superior performance, aesthetic appeal, and great value.