Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

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Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

This Japanese friction folder by Nagao Higonokami is a simple yet eloquent knife that is more than capable of getting the job done. The handle is made from a black folded sheet of stainless steel and has kanjis (Japanese lettering) stamped into the side. The simple and effective lever on the blade assists with the opening. The handle is equipped with a lanyard hole making this simply designed pocket knife great for an EDC (Everyday Carry).

Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

Currently, all Higonokami are handmade by artisan craftsman Mr Mitsuo Nagao, the fifth generation of Higonokami makers.



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.


Features:

  • Blade Material: San Mai Blue Paper Steel
  • Blade Length: 2.875" / 73mm
  • Length Closed: 3.875"
  • Length Open: 6.75"
  • Handle: Black Stainless with Clear Resin Splash Finish
  • Weight: 44 g
  • Extended Tang
  • Lanyard Hole
  • Locking System: Friction Lock
  • Made in Japan

What is Blue Paper Steel?

Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

Origin. It is called Blue Paper Steel because its manufacturer Hitachi packs them with a piece of blue paper. It has a cousin called White Paper Steel. White Paper Steel is identical to the traditional Tamahagene steel used for the production of Samurai swords but made in a modern way.

Blue Paper Steel is White Paper Steel with the addition of small quantities of chrome and Wolfram. That improves the characteristics of Blue Paper Steel making it better corrosion and chipping resistant comparing White Paper Steel.

You will find Blue Paper Steel in high-end cutlery for its superior edge retention and ease of sharpening.

Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

This Japanese friction folder by Nagao Higonokami is a simple yet eloquent knife that is more than capable of getting the job done. The handle is made from a black folded sheet of stainless steel and has kanjis (Japanese lettering) stamped into the side. The simple and effective lever on the blade assists with the opening. The handle is equipped with a lanyard hole making this simply designed pocket knife great for an EDC (Everyday Carry).

Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

Currently, all Higonokami are handmade by artisan craftsman Mr Mitsuo Nagao, the fifth generation of Higonokami makers.



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.


Features:

  • Blade Material: San Mai Blue Paper Steel
  • Blade Length: 2.875" / 73mm
  • Length Closed: 3.875"
  • Length Open: 6.75"
  • Handle: Black Stainless with Clear Resin Splash Finish
  • Weight: 44 g
  • Extended Tang
  • Lanyard Hole
  • Locking System: Friction Lock
  • Made in Japan

What is Blue Paper Steel?

Higonokami Mizushibuki Splash Black (70mm Blue Paper Steel)

Origin. It is called Blue Paper Steel because its manufacturer Hitachi packs them with a piece of blue paper. It has a cousin called White Paper Steel. White Paper Steel is identical to the traditional Tamahagene steel used for the production of Samurai swords but made in a modern way.

Blue Paper Steel is White Paper Steel with the addition of small quantities of chrome and Wolfram. That improves the characteristics of Blue Paper Steel making it better corrosion and chipping resistant comparing White Paper Steel.

You will find Blue Paper Steel in high-end cutlery for its superior edge retention and ease of sharpening.

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