Our Blacksmiths

Meet the incredible blacksmiths who make the knives we sell.

Made by Yu Kurosaki

Master Nokaji

The youngest blacksmith to be granted the title of Master Nokaji and senior teacher at Takefu Knife Village, the skill and craft put into each of his knives is clear to see.

Yu Kurosaki

Made by Katsushige Anryu

Master Blacksmith

Knife making is in Anryu-san's blood. A fourth generation knife maker and has been working as a blacksmith for well over 50 years.

Katsushige Anryu

Made by Yoshimi Kato

Yoshimi Kato San is the son-in-law of Hiroshi Kato San (who recently took a step backwards after over 50 years as a blacksmith).

Yoshimi Kato

Made by Teruyasu Fujiwara

Master Blacksmith

Teruyasu San makes all his knives from scratch and completes the whole process himself, the quality, sharpness, hardness and edge retention of his knives is simply stunning.

Teruyasu Fujiwara

Made by Takeo Murata

Takeo Murata is a blacksmith from Kochi Japan who began his apprenticeship at 16 in 1965 and is famed for his craftsmanship and the balance of his knives.

Takeo Murata

Made by Fallkniven

Fallkniven started operations in 1984 and today is acknowledged as one of Sweden’s foremost knife specialists.

Fallkniven

Made by Konosuke

Konosuke Knives and Cutlery Company are based in Sakai City and their fit and finish on all their knives is second to none.

Konosuke

Made by Sakai Takayuki

Well known and respected, Sakai knives are created by a skilled team of craftsmen and as a company have been creating knives for more than 600 years.

Sakai Takayuki

Made by Tog Knives

TOG Knives are produced in small batches in Seki City and virtually every stage of the process is carried out by hand by some of the most skilled craftsmen in the world.

Tog Knives

Made by Takayuki Shibata

Shibata san is one of the top knife sharpeners in Japan and his knife making skill extends to his own beautiful Kotetsu range.

Takayuki Shibata

Made by Yoshida Hamono

Yoshida Hamono is a family-owned Japanese company with an age-long tradition in manufacturing state-of-the-art tools and Japanese swords (katanas) by hand.

Yoshida Hamono

Made by Masakage Knives

Crafted by master blacksmiths and in a range of beautiful styles and steels, Masakage knives blend outstanding quality with value for money.

Masakage Knives

Made by Jikko Knives

Established in Sakai in 1901, Jikko's blacksmiths have a long history of designing and creating high quality knives that marry subtle design and excellent edge retention.

Jikko Knives

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