Seki Kitchen Knives – Top Quality in Japan

Seki City in Gifu Prefecture, recognized by knife users all over Japan, has a long history of swordsmithing since the Kamakura period (1192-1333)¬†and has prospered as a production center for famous swords. Its outstanding traditional techniques have been passed down to the modern sword craftsmen and cutlery industries, and it’s now known as one of the world’s leading cutlery production areas. Sakai City in Osaka is also famous for producing kitchen knives, but it’s said that professional chefs like them the most. Seki City is famous for its domestic western kitchen knives and has the largest share of Japanese kitchen knives. Of all the knives in Seki, Santoku kitchen knife … Continue reading Seki Kitchen Knives – Top Quality in Japan