Japanese Folding Knife | Black Handle | Large

A Higonokami pocket knife was traditionally used for small jobs in and around the house, to peel an apple, to sharpen pencils, during camping trips, etc. The blade is slightly curved and is roughly finished at the top. This reinforces the traditional feel
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Dimensions | Large : 3. 3/4" Closed 

Materials | Blade: Japanese White Paper Steel | Handle: Stainless Steel

The handle is made from a folded sheet of black stainless steel and has kanjis (Japanese lettering) stamped into the side. The black stainless steel handle also hides the 3" white steel blade perfectly when closed. 

Characteristics of a Higonokami knife:

  • The handle is made of a folded casing of brass, steel, or titanium, stamped with Japanese Kanji characters that shows the name of the maker and the steel type of the blade.
  • The presence of a Chikiri (the lever at the end of the blade) The lack of a locking system.
  • The fact that the blade completely disappears in the handle when the blade is closed. Note that the length of the blade is traditionally measured from the point to the Chikiri (lever).
  • The actual cutting edge is much shorter (65 mm with a 90 mm blade).


  • Blade Length: 3"
  • Cutting Edge: 3"
  • Closed Length: 3-3/4"
  • Overall Length: 6-3/4"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.13"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.26"
  • Blade Finish: Brushed Satin
  • Blade Type: Tanto
  • Weight: 1.6 oz.
  • Made in Japan

Available in size large. Also available in size Large in silver chrome titanium and three sizes in brass.

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