Takamura Hamono became a forerunner in developing the best quality stainless steel knives available and has since spent 60 years perfecting their blends.
A Takamura knife is made to some of the highest standards and performance is second to none. Reputed as laser sharp performers, their knives' unmatched cutting performance is recognized not only throughout Japan, but by famous chefs worldwide
VG10 steel offers a sweet spot of high performance and easy maintenance. As a pretty hard stainless steel it can get very sharp, retain that sharp well, and is very easy to maintain.