Tradition is a series of innovations

Blacksmith in Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, a blacksmith with a history of more than 100 years. Finding significance in \”tapping\” and inheriting tradition Innovating new things No matter how the times change, the \”soul\” of workers Hinoura Koubou Please feel the way of thinking about making cutlery in the studio

Ryusuitobimon/ River jump

This pattern resembles water flowing, a rippled river surface. Each pattern is unique
with no two knives the same, each is the only one like it in the world.

Unryu/ Flowing Clouds Pattern

This pattern resembles a sea of clouds moving slowly. Each pattern is unique, no two knives are the same


What is Kamimizo Sakura

\”Kamimizo Sakura\” is also known as Natazuka.
It is said that Kamimizo Sakura got such a name because it was often made into a snake pattern in the past.
The feature is that the bark of the tree does not come off. There are various wild cherry trees, but most of them peel off when they dry. Another feature is that it absorbs the impact even if you work for a long time, so the burden on your arm is small. Even if it breaks, the blade is unlikely to fly in one shot, so it has the advantage of being less likely to get injured.

Mini knife & Cutting board

A mini knife and cutting board that make the sharpness and ease of use of allies more familiar. The knife fits beautifully in the groove of the board, is easy to remove and can be moved safely. The round holes are also useful for storage and drying. Its compact size fits modern life in the kitchen and dining. Made of rust-resistant stainless steel, it is easy to clean.