Yoshida Hamono ZDP-189 Kurochi Bunka knife with a 190mm blade.
ZDP-189 is a fairly new super steel from Hitachi. The steel is heat treated to an impressive 67 hrc and is still stainless. Yoshida Hamono in the Saga prefecture in Kyushu is a family business with a long tradition in forging steel products.
The core of the knife is made out of ZDP189 steel and is clad in a layer of softer stainless steel on each side to protect the precious core and it makes it also a bit easier to sharpen The knives come with an oval rose wood handle
- weight: 162gr
- blade length: 192mm
- total length: 331mm
- hrc: 67