MIYABI. The Beauty of Sharpness.
Since the Muromachi period (1336-1573), when elegant culture flourished, Seki’s Japanese knives have been highly regarded for their ability to cut well without breaking or bending.The “MIYABI” series of knives are masterpieces that combine functional beauty with sharpness. The MIYABI series, with its elegant form reminiscent of famous Japanese swords and its outstandingly beautiful sharpness, is a series that has inherited the traditional Japanese beauty of sword-making techniques handed down from ancient times, and has achieved a fusion with advanced German technology. Innovative knives are being sent out to the world from Seki City, Gifu Prefecture.
5000FCD is the ultimate in innovation, combining a newly shaped handle with a laminated blade that features a novel Damascus pattern with two interweaving patterns that resonate three-dimensionally with light and shadow.
The Santoku knife is the most popular knife used in Japanese households, and is said to have been created by combining the advantages of the traditional Japanese knife for cutting vegetables and the chef’s knife (Gyutoh) introduced from the West. This knife has a straight edge like a Nakiri knife, and is suitable for pushing and cutting. With the recent boom in Japanese food, it is now used in kitchens not only in Japan but all over the world under the name “Santoku.
Damascus pattern with light and shadow
Light and shadow resonate three-dimensionally in the novel Damascus pattern (49-layer laminated structure) woven in two patterns. The steel is made of high-hardness stainless steel (FC61), which has a hardness of approximately 61 (HRC), and features delicate molecules, good cutting ability, and resistance to chipping.
The handle is made of puckerwood for comfort and durability, and accented with mosaic pins and red spacers. The handle is made of puckerwood, a hard material made by shredding wood and laminating it under high pressure. D-shaped handle reminiscent of Japanese kitchen knives. The end of the handle is engraved with “Miyabi”. The D-shaped handle has a design reminiscent of Japanese kitchen knives, with an asymmetrical shape and a grip that feels comfortable in the hand
Made in Seki. Made in Japan” is a product of the knife making skills of craftsmen in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, the birthplace of famous swords. This series is a fusion of the traditional techniques of making famous swords that have been cultivated since ancient times and German technology.