Japanese sharpening experts have revered high density natural stones for ages. Delicate cloudy polishes and incredible edge retention make these guys absolutely worth their weight.
We recommend using a nagura stone with all natural stones to build the initial slurry.
DO NOT soak this stone. This stone only requires a splash of water while sharpening. Please wipe excess water off from the stone before storing. Not following these directions can result in damaging your stone.
Can I pick up my order Curbside / At the store? Absolutely, as long as all the items you are looking for are in stock at the location you want to pickup from, you'll be able to select that at the checkout. If one or more items aren't at your preferred location we are happy to ship it to you.