Higonokami “Higo”: The Higonokami short knife was born in the 1890’s out of dwindling demand for samurai swords. It is a folding pocket knife with a friction lock and thumb lever for added protection of accidental closers. It is made with steel from the Yasugi district, which is located in the Shimane prefecture.
Knife specs are taken from a randomly selected knife. These specs may vary from knife to knife due to the handmade nature of our products.
Steel: Shirogami #2
Height at heel:
Spine thickness above heel:
Cladding: Soft Iron
Construction: San-Mai (3 Layers)
Knife Line: Sasa-ba(ha)
Maker: Mitsuo Nagao
Place of Origin: Miki City, Japan
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