Shun Higo No-Kami

This beautifully crafted folding knife is an extremely handsome accessory, whether carried as a tasteful pocketknife or a personal steak knife. First manufactured in 1896 in Meiji-era Japan, this style of knife is considered to be the first Japanese pocketknife. One of the key characteristics of the traditional Higo-No Kami is that when the knife is closed, part of the blade tang protrudes and can be used like a small lever to open the knife with one hand. Whether purchased for yourself or as a gift, the Higo-No Kami is a possession of understated elegance.

  • Shun's elegant Higo-No Kami personal knife
  • VG10 blade; high-performance, high-carbon stainless steel is tough, stain-resistant, and takes/holds a fine 16° edge, each side
  • Ebony Pakkawood® handle with inlaid mosaic crest; beautiful and durable
  • Locking liner secures blade safely open during use; closes easily
  • Includes leather sheath
  • Handcrafted in Japan
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