Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife
Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife
Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife
Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife
Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife

Higonokami Aogami Pocket Knife

Regular priceR 990.00
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This Japanese Higonokami knife has a core of Japanese Aogami # 1 "Blue paper" carbon steel (non-stainless). This double-sided sharpened knife is completely forged by the only master smith who is allowed to make Higonokami knives (Motosuke Nagao). The blade is sturdy and manually sharpened and is very easy to sharpen yourself. This is the original version with a brass handle and Aogami steel blade (Sanmai forged). This edition has a notch in the handle to make it easier to remove the knife from the handle.

  • Blade length (from the tip to the Chikiri): 90 mm (M)
  • Cutting surface length: 70 mm (M)
  • Total length: 160 mm (M)
  • Weight: 40.9 grams (M)
  • Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami # 1 steel (not stainless), Sanmai forged.
  • Hardness: 62-63 (Rockwell C)
  • Handle: gold-colored brass, highly polished.

Size:  Medium

CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Wash knife immediately after use with water. Dry the surface of the knife by pouring hot water of it and wipe this off with a tissue. Apply oil and then wipe off the oil with a tissue. Put the knife in to a dry storage space. If you leave the knife wet or with food on it, it will rust.


We use a selection of reputable national courier companies for deliveries, depending on the delivery address.  Your parcel should arrive within 3-5 working days of receipt of the order or POP, if an EFT. Rural delivery may take a little bit longer. We will always advise if there is an expected delay.


All delivery costs for products delivered within South Africa are based on a flat rate fee, if under R700 in retail value. R80 for within Cape Town and R120 for National. We also offer a Collection option which is free of charge. 

Collection is from:

The Courtyard, Shop 5
The Old Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village
De Waterkant, Corner of Dixon & Waterkant Street,
Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

(You can find us in the Courtyard, opposite Yoga Life or beside Scheckter's Raw)


We do send orders internationally. Costs for international shipping will be based on specific location. For further information regarding our international freight costs, or if you have a specific enquiry, please email hello@setamonotableware.com
All goods are packaged very thoughtfully and with great care.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Brilliant traditional pocket knife

Is a simple friction lock pocket knife that is very well made and sharpened on a sharpening stone with a steel that holds its edge very well. A definite must buy.

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