Higonokami Kogatana Bannou White #2

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Higonokami Japanese Fixed Blade Knife

Introducing the Higonokami Kogatana Bannou, a versatile and highly popular small pocket knife that has been used for generations by outdoor enthusiasts in Japan.

Crafted in the traditional style, the blade of this one-piece steel knife seamlessly extends into the handle. The handle itself is adorned with a tightly woven, high-quality Japanese chirimen fabric, adding an extra layer of elegance and texture. The handle is finished off with a tiny brass bell, giving this knife a truly unique and charming appearance.

The Higonokami Kogatana Bannou features a Kogatana blade shape, which is perfect for various small tasks, such as woodworking, fruit peeling, or food preparation. The blade is constructed using the san-mai technique, with a core of hard Shirogami #2 steel that forms the cutting edge, and a soft, pliable steel that provides protection to both sides of the core. The blade is also coated with Kuro-uchi to enhance its durability and prevent corrosion.

With a hardness rating of 61-62 on the HRC scale, this knife offers impressive durability and strength, making it an ideal companion for all your outdoor adventures. Measuring at 155mm (6.1") in overall length, the blade itself is 70mm (2.8").


  • Blade Shape: Kogatana blade shape
  • Steel Type: Shirogami #2 white steel
  • Blade Construction: San-mai blade construction with a Kuro-uchi finish
  • Hardness (HRC scale): 61-62
  • Overall Length: 155mm (6.1 inches)
  • Blade Length: 70mm (2.8 inches)
  • Blade Height: 20mm (0.78 inches)
  • Spine Thickness: 2.8mm (1.1 inches)
  • Weight: 60g (2.1 ounces)
  • Handle Length: 75mm (2.95 inches)
  • Kanji on the Blade: None
  • Blacksmith: Kanekoma
  • Location of the Smith: MIKI, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan

Customer Reviews

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Maxime Steinmann

I was surprised by the size , it’s smaller that o was expecting but I love it ! 😁


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