Collection: 加藤義実 YOSHIMI KATO

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The knives made in Echizen city are called Echizen Uchi Hamono. The art of making Japanese kitchen knives has a history of about 700 years. Blacksmith Yoshimi Kato runs Kato knife mfg as the third generation of their family business in Echizen. All processes of kitchen knife production are carried out in his own workshop by an in-house worker to achieve a fine and careful finish. He is widely known overseas as the “Master of Damascus”.  He makes various types of kitchen knives and his knives always have a good reputation for their excellent total balance and beautiful finish.