Japanese nakiri knife. Hand forged by Yoshimi Kato who is a certified traditional craftsman in Takefu, Fukui prefecture in Japan. Blade Black Nickel VG-10. Blade length 165 mm. Handle – rosenwood. Nakiri is a vegetable knife. Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break. Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.