Nenohi Ao-ko Highest Kasumi Kiritsuke

子の日 上霞 • 青二鋼

The Nenohi Ao-ko Highest Kasumi knives are forged out of blue carbon steel #2 with an octagonal magnolia wood handle and natural water buffalo born bolster. Highest kasumi knives by Nenohi are crafted with closer attention to detail and forged by higher skilled craftsman than typical kasumi knives. The elegant kiritsuke style knife is traditionally only used by executive chefs and is a symbol of status in a Japanese kitchen.


  • HRc: 62 
  • Bevel: Single Edged 
  • Steel Type: Blue Steel #2 (Moisture and acidity will cause discoloration or rust)

For Left-Handed Customer

  • Left-handed blades must be special ordered from Japan, and will cost 50% more than the right-handed blades. Due to how each traditional Japanese knife is handmade by right handed craftsmen, it will take 4 to 6 weeks to forge and deliver.

Item #: HNE-AKKI
Size: 10.5" (27cm)
Style: Professional Multi-purpose Knife
List Price: $
Price: $1,142.00