Sori Yanagi Kitchen Knife
ONLINE exclusiveSori Yanagi 3-Layer Molybdenum Kitchen Knife
The Sori Yanagi kitchen knife is an all-metal Japanese chef knife that is sharp, durable and easy-to-use.
Triple layered blade with a core layer made of special stainless steel blended with molybdenum vanadium. The core layer is then sandwiched between layers of 13 chrome stainless steel. This makes the knife sharper, more durable and corrosion resistant compared to knives made of regular stainless steel.
A versatile all-purpose cook's knife that can cut almost anything: meat, fish, vegetables, fruits, etc. Even peeling the skin of a winter squash is no longer a tiresome work!
A convenient handle gives little fatigue even in heavy duty cooking thanks to the knife’s ideal weight balance between blade and handle. The handle’s curved form allows comfortable gripping with less slippage.
All parts of this knife are metallic, makes the cleaning easier and prevents dirt accumulation.
GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2003.Material | Special steel with molybdenum vanadium and 13 chrome stainless (blade) / 18-8 stainless steel (handle with abrasive blasting )
Size | 305mm
Blade length | 18cm
Notes | This product is dishwasher safe (durable up to 180℃=356°F). Sharpen this product with a roll sharpener or an electric sharpener.
Made in Japan
Sori Yanagi was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1915. His father, Soetsu Yanagi started “Mingei (Japanese folk art)” promotion, which valued hand-crafted art of ordinary people and discovered beauty in everyday ordinary objects. Soetsu also helped to establish the Nihon Mingeikan, the Folk Crafts Museum of Japan.Sori entered Tokyo Art School in 1934, where he studied both art and architecture. He was impressed by Le Corbusier as well as by Charlotte Perriand when she worked in Japan in the early 1940s, and he got more interested in “design and objects” rather than paintings and buildings.
After World War II, Sori designed many kinds of products such as furniture, three-wheeled vehicle, Olympic cauldron, and pedestrian overpass. The water kettle was one of his most famous designs, which included the Butterfly chair in 1954 as well as his porcelain and silverware series.
Nihon Yoshokki Co Ltd was founded in 1955 in Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, which is the center of cutlery and steel manufacturing. It manufactures most of the Sori Yanagi-designed kitchenware and tableware.