It is said that there were many blacksmiths in Miki-shi, Hyogo Prefecture of Japan, since the god of blacksmith was enshrined from ancient times.
Then at the end of the 16 th century there was a big war on that land, many carpenters gathered to revive the city, the blacksmith furnished tools for them.
In modern times it is famous as one of the leading metal production sites in Japan.
The characteristic of the knife produced in Miki City is that each expert creates a blade, a handle and a sheath, and finally combines it.
For that reason many good quality knives are made.