Kikusumi BLACK GHOST 9″ Kiritsuke Gyuto – Hiba Ebony Wa Handle Japanese G3 Steel Kurouchi Finish
For cooks who searching for a chef knife that is minimalist in design and functionally extraordinary, the BLACK GHOST Kiritsuke Gyuto is the perfect choice. At 24 cm length, BLACK GHOST blades are nicely weighted for optimal control. The 24 cm length offers more length for large ingredients yet is easier to handle and maneuver than typical large chef knives. Professional chefs will appreciate how this knife improves work efficiency and consistency. BLACK GHOST Kiritsuke Gyuto chef knife handles everything from small to large foods. Kiritsuke gyutos are slanted and taper to a thin tip which make them perfect for scoring food like fish fillets, duck skin, eggplants and cucumber. The extra weight of these knives make them superior for chefs looking for beautiful precision & control. The blade depth at the heel allows for an ideal knuckle clearance and can be used to transfer cut food from the cutting board. If you want the ultimate chef knife in your kitchen this is it.
WEIGHT: 215g / 7.6 oz
BLADE LENGTH: 24 cm / 9.5”
OVERALL LENGTH: 39 cm / 15.41”
BLADE HEEL THICKNESS: 4 mm
BLADE HEEL HEIGHT: 4.5 cm / 1.8″
* use Right or Left Handed
G3 Steel Blade
Enjoy the superior edge retention and sharpness of a high carbon knife without the worry of rusting. Next generation G3 steel features the most recent advancements in metallurgy. Designed for the most demanding, high paced kitchen environments G3 eliminates the hassle of treating your knives each day to prevent stains and oxidation. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 60-61, they offer a rare combination of traditional Japanese high carbon knives with stainless steel properties.
Kurouchi refers to the speckled black finish on the upper section of the blade. More than any other finish it’s finish reflects the true process of knife making.
Hongasumi forging means the blades are forged only by our master artisans and receive the highest level of detail in finishing. Unmatched quality that can provide extra precision and preformance for demanding cooks and chefs.
Wa Handle 黒檀 + ヒバ 八角柄
Kikusumi BLACK GHOST knife is paired with our original Japanese wa Ebony & Hiba octagonal handle. Beautifully carved in an ergonomic octagonal shape that fits the hand comfortably and securely.
Crafted over months by our artisan to fit the blade snuggly and maintain ideal storage humidity, each knife comes with a protective wooden sheath called a “Saya” .
Carefully choses magnolia wood combined with an ebony wood pin completes the BLACK GHOST knife series.
Elevate your cooking with a handcrafted knife that forges beauty with performance together as one.