Japanese petty knife - NIGARA - Kurouchi Tsuchime - SG2 - Size: 15cm
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Japanese petty knife - NIGARA - Kurouchi Tsuchime - SG2 - Size: 15cm

"Niigara Knives” who used to be one of the leading sword forging factories, is now known as a world top-class kitchen knife maker who has 350-year history in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture.

In the past, they used to manufacture not only swords, but also cannons and warships, and is now a ministerial certified factory of the Japanese government.

Nigara Knives has traditional techniques and skills to make a knife that has been piled in history, and also they employ the latest high-performance steel and advanced designs that are highly regarded worldwide, giving them a unique worldview.

¥34,980 (tax incl.) ¥34,980 (tax excl.)
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The combination of modern excellent hard stainless powder steel SPG2 and Nigara, the maker's techniques whose roots is sword making gives this knife excellent cutting performance. The knife is not only fanctional, but also beautifully finished with hammered pattern on the blade. 


Knife 15cm
Blade Length 138mm
Overall Length 265mm
Blade Thickness 1.94mm
Blade Height at Base 28mm
Weight 66g
  • Steel Type: stainless steel sg2 black finish
  • Handle Type: teak wood
  • Octagonal Handle
  • Blade Type: Double Edged Blade
  • Brand: Nigara Hamono
  • Made in Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
Data sheet
Cares for the japanese knife

*Please dont try to cut or chop frozen foods and bones . Blades are too hard ,so they can chip. 

*If you buy a carbon steel blade knife , keep it clean and dry after use . Carbon steel knives rust easily.

If you are not going to use it for a long time ,please pass magnolia or olive oil and wrap in a newspaper.

*We recommend the use of whetstones when you are going to sharpening them .  



We accept payement in American dollar, Australian dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro and japanese yen.

You can pay with your credit card (VISA / MASTER / AMEX) or through your Paypal account.


We ship from Japan to worldwide.
The clearance takes within 2 to 3 days after the payment confirmation.
The product can be shipped as "gift" if you prefer. Just tell us in advance.
We can ship by Japan Post Small packet (E-packet), economy(SAL) ,standard (EMS) and DHL.
Return policy

If you are not satisfied with the purchased item, we can refund your money back, excluding the shipping, insurance, tariffs, duties and costs.

In order to get a refund, the item has to be sent back to us within 14 days, and in the same condition you received it in.
The buyer pays for return shipping.


Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.
Please, check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying it.

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