The Mumei NOS Blue #2 Yanagiba is a knife that is made for slicing fish into thin pieces for sashimi/nigiri. This blade is forged in Echizen with Blue #2 and cladded with soft iron meaning care must be taken to keep the blade clean and dry. This blade is a single beveled knife so it is only sharpened on one side. This is a right handed blade.
Producing Area: Echizen-Fukui/ Japan
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #2, Soft Iron Clad
Handle: Ho Wood & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Right Handed D-Shape
Hand Orientation: Right Handed
The pictures and dimensions listed are for reference. As these are handmade items containing natural products, there may be variances in appearance and specifications.