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Kuroiso-no-uchihamono
(Kuroiso hammered blades)

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Characteristics (Techniques and Materials)

Featuring outstanding ease of use, cutting performance, durability and other advantages only possible through hand-crafting, these blades have been loved and used by many, primarily by local farmers in the forms of knives, Yashu-kuwa (a type of hoe), axes and other such tools.

Contact Information

Shigeru Shirai
1-14, Yutakacho, Nasushiobara-shi, Tochigi, 325-0051
TEL: +81-287-62-2880

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