Masakage Shimo – Petty 150mm
Blacksmith – Yu Kurosaki
If you are into Japanese Kitchen knives then the chances are good you have come across the name Yu Kurosaki.
Kurosaki-San is well known for his thin, light, and extremely well-balanced knives. Kurosaki is also known for the artistic designs that he applies to his finished blades.
He is the youngest blacksmith to be granted the title of Master Nokaji by the Takefu Knife Village Association.
He left school at an early age of 16 years old and started his apprenticeship under Master Blacksmiths Hiroshi Kato at the Takefu Knife Village in Echizen, Japan. After 12 years of apprenticing, he started his own workshop in 2012 and built an incredible reputation among Knife collectors, Top chefs, and Foodies all over the world.