Higonokami - Japanese folding penknife, Kanekoma - green hisui finish
This product is currently sold out.
These higonokamis are universally popular as a do-everything penknife. The Japanese-equivalent to the Swiss Army Knife in terms of popularity, they were originally used to sharpen pencils but can be used in almost any crafting task and for household jobs, particularly box opening.
This knife is from well known higonokami maker, Kanekoma, and comprises an aogami steel, iron clad blade with hammered finish. The finish on the casing is a distinctive vivid green, referred to as hisui. Length 80mm.
Group picture, left to right: Black kurouchi, green hisui finish, Kagayaki hammered, brass hammered, and kaba cherry bark.