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Sheath Slicing Knife

  • $349.95
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarchs chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, the yanagi is the classic Japanese knife used to prepare sushi and sashimi, slicing through delicate fish with precision and ease.
  • Sugg. Price: $229.95$313 Our Price: $229.95$249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness that is encased between two layers of stainless steel. In Japan, using a kiritsuke is a sign of a master chef.
  • Sugg. Price: $513 Our Price: $440
    World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboration with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this knife has oval indentations along the blade that keep slices from sticking.Designed for slicing foods from salmon to ham, with a scalloped blade that minimizes sticking.Hand assembled to exacting specifications.
  • Sugg. Price: $25 Our Price: $19.95
    This color-coded knife series is made exclusively for Williams-Sonoma by Kai, one of Japan's largest and most historic cutlery companies. This Japanese-style vegetable knife adds bright color to food prep combined with super-sharp performance, lightweight handling and easy dishwasher cleaning. The knife's straight edge enables simple push cuts for prepping a wide variety of fresh vegetables, and the hollow-ground blade releases food easily.
  • Sugg. Price: $313 Our Price: $249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness encased between two layers of stainless steel. A smaller version of the sobakiri (soba noodle knife), the menkiri has a long, straight edge that creates stability when cutting straight down.