This range of laminated double bevel knives are named Nashiji due to their unique surface pattern. Nashiji means the surface of a Japanese pear. A laminated blade construction with a cutting core of Gingami No.3 (high-carbon steel) and a Rockwell Hardness of 62 HRC. These knives have black pakka wood handles. Made in Miki City. This small laminated preparation knife is ideal for small vegetables, boneless meats, fish and fruit.