The tsuchime (hammered) nish that Masashi-san has developed for this line bears a striking resemblance to sh scales, which is where the name of this line comes from. The blade is made from a core of VS1 steel clad in softer stainless steel. Being semi-stain- less, the blade edge will blue over time. As long as you dry it in a reasonable time frame you shouldn’t need to worry about rusting.
The kanji on the knife blade “聖作” means “Masashi Saku” or “made by Masashi”
|Steel Type||VS1 Semi-stainless Steel|
Wa (Japanese) Handle,Chestnut wood handle with black pakka wood collar