Anryu W2 Kurouchi Damascus Petty 130mm

About the Shape - This is the knife for smaller jobs that are done on a cutting board. Perfect for slicing shallots, cutting herbs, and boning smaller proteins. Additionally, Petty knives are an indispensable tool for those who feel uncomfortable wielding a larger chef knife.

About Katsushige Anryu: “Iron is alive,” he says. “It can live and it can die, depending on the blacksmith.” Anryu san’s 6+ decade career has given him an incredible understanding of steel, and make shim one of the most prolific blacksmiths in his region. He is rightfully proud of being one of the founders of Takefu Knife Village.
Anryu san sticks to tradition when it works to his benefit, but is not afraid to introduce new techniques and steels if they can improve his knives. Despite being born in 1940, Anryu san continues to work hard, innovate, and pass his skills along to young blacksmiths.

Knife Shape Petty
Blade Length 130mm
Steel Type #2 Shirogami (White Carbon Steel)
Rockwell Hardness 61:63
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Oval Chestnut wood handle with water buffalo horn collar
Blacksmith/Maker Katsushige Anryu

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