Looking for a blade to hang around keys? That last long? That cuts well? Well, check this Higonokami 02 out.
Made in Japan by Nagao Higonokami. It has a satin finished SK5 steel reverse tanto blade, which is fully concealed in the brass handle when closed, with the exception of the tang.
Currently, all Higonokami are handmade by artisan craftsman Mr. Mitsuo Nagao, the fifth generation of Higonokami maker.
Higonokami is patented. Although there are plenty of people trying to copy the design, Mr. Nagao is the only person on earth that is allowed to make the original Higonokami knife.
What is SK5 Steel?
SK5 steel is produced for tools and weapons where their edge and high performance can be counted on for demanding tasks.
Its property is similar to the American 1080 steel. On the HRC scale, it goes up to 65, which makes it very hard steel. It is a good, tough blade with high edge-holding ability.