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Iwasaki 50mm Straight Razor in a Paulownia Box

Item #156603
$310.00
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Former Product Id: 05.001


Our traditional Japanese razor is hand forged Swedish High Carbon Steel by Shigeyoshi Iwasaki, a licensed sword maker. Mr. Iwasaki was born in 1933 and was trained by among others his father a metallurgist famous for classifying Japanese steels i.e. "yellow paper", "white paper", "blue paper" etc.; Mr. Iwasaki has demonstrated Japanese knife making at many venues. He also took part in an investigation of ancient swords and knives kept at Syousou-In, a treasure house built in the 8th century. When not in his forged, he teaches technical skills and metallurgy theory to young blacksmiths. Blade length is 50mm (1-15/16") and overall length is 170mm (6-1/2"). Ships in a decorative wooden box.
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