Small talk

Can you tell them apart?

Sep 04 2020

Did you know that there are many different types of knives that we call Higonokami?There are many variations of the same design that look the same but vary in size and material, some of which may be difficult to distinguish from each other at a glance!Look at Higonokami above and below. They look almost identical, but one is a mass-produced factory knife and the other is a handmade knife made by Genyuu IV.There are four ways to tell them apart.The shape of the pivot pin washerBlade thicknessMarking on the reverse sideThe pattern of the bladeSome of these photos don't show...

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Stories about International Shipping

Sep 03 2020

As you are all aware, COVID-19 is spreading around the world, making it difficult to ship from Japan to overseas.We are still unable to use the Japan Post that we used to use for delivery.It is possible to ship overseas by other means, but we are having trouble with the high cost of shipping.This is one of the reasons why we have not been able to update this shop or blog for a while, because of this shock.But we will try to find a better way to sell our products.If you are interested in joining us, please feel free to...

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Redorca's Hunting knife

Mar 14 2020

Redorca's Hunting knife has been sold.This knife is designed to be rugged due to its emphasis on practicality.Unfortunately, Mr. Akitomo, a blacksmith in Redorca, was too old to make knives as before.His son is also a blacksmith, but has not yet obtained his father's excellent skills.The succession of traditional technology is a major issue in any industry.

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