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KURO15 6″ Petty


The KURO (means Black) series is a heavy ironclad knife that feels substantial in the hand while the Walnut handle is smooth and warm.



  • Blade – White Carbon #2 core with soft black iron cladding gives this line it’s distinctive look. Heavy and solid these are a great workhorse of a knife. The Black oxide coating helps keep the blade from rusting.
  • The black oxide coating is produced during heat treating, and only the cutting edge is polished, this is called a Kurouchi finish by our knife craftsmen.
  • Hand engraved with the Kikuichi chrysanthemum logo.
  • NOTE: Blade may rust if left wet, this is NOT a stainless steel.
  • Handle – Traditional octagonal wa handle made of Walnut and water buffalo horn ferrule
  • HRC     62
  • Bevel Angle Ratio     50:50
  • KURO15