8.5" Kiritsuke Knife with Koi Scale Pattern|KOI SERIES

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Elevate your cooking with Kyoku's stunning 8.5" Kiritsuke chef's knife. This Japanese-style knife blends timeless traditions with modern innovations for exceptional performance. The blade's graceful koi scale pattern is designed to prevent food from sticking, making chopping, slicing, and mincing easier than ever. Expertly crafted from durable VG-10 stainless steel and honed to a razor-sharp edge, it glides through fruits, vegetables, and meats with ease.

From the comfortable camphor wood handle to the elegant mosaic pin, no detail has been overlooked. With a Rockwell hardness of 58–60, it delivers the perfect balance of strength and flexibility. Whether you're a professional chef or a home cook, this high-carbon steel knife will be a welcome addition to your kitchen. For safe storage between uses, it comes with a protective leather sheath and wooden gift box. Bring both beauty and function to your countertop today with the Shogun Series Kiritsuke knife.


  • Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel, Camphorwood
  • Rockwell Hardness: 58-60
  • Blade Length: 8.5 in. (21.1 cm)
  • Overall Length: 13.7 in. (34.8 cm)
  • Edge Angle: 16-20°
  • Net Weight: 7.8 oz. (220 g)
  • Warranty: Lifetime


  • Versatile 8.5" Chef's Knife: Discover the elegance and efficiency of Kyoku's 8.5" Chef's Knife from the prestigious Shogun Koi Series. Expertly crafted to master tasks such as mincing, chopping, dicing, and slicing, this knife features a sturdy full-tang construction paired with a comfortable camphorwood handle, ensuring it will become your go-to tool for everyday kitchen use.
  • Distinctive Koi scale design: Stand out in the kitchen with the unique koi scale pattern that adorns this Japanese chef's knife. It's not just a visual treat; the design also plays a functional role, reducing food sticking to the blade and making your chopping experience smoother and more efficient.
  • Exceptionally sharp and durable blade: Forged from premium Japanese VG-10 stainless steel with a hardness of 58–60 HRC, this knife's blade is meticulously honed to a precise 16–20 degree angle. It's not only sharp; it's built to resist corrosion, ensuring longevity and consistent, top-notch performance.
  • Elegant packaging, ideal for gifting: This chef's knife comes in a custom-made wooden gift box, accompanied by a leather sheath to maintain its pristine condition. Whether it's a gift for an aspiring chef or a special treat for yourself, it's sure to impress.
  • Lifetime Warranty and Exceptional Support: Choose Kyoku's Shogun Koi Series chef's knife not only for its superior quality but also for the peace of mind that comes with a solid lifetime warranty. Plus, you can always rely on Kyoku's friendly and responsive 24/7 customer service for any assistance you may need.



Kyoku draws from the samurai's legacy, creating affordable high-end Japanese cutlery for chefs and home cooks worldwide with a passion for culinary creativity.


What is a chef's knife?

A chef's knife is your kitchen's multi-tool, designed to tackle a variety of tasks like slicing, dicing, and chopping. Its pointed tip and curved edge make it perfect for precise cuts and effortless rocking motions.

How do I choose the right chef's knife?

Consider the blade length, material, and handle comfort. An 8-inch stainless steel knife is a great starting point. Think about the types of food you usually prepare and how the knife feels in your hand.

What makes Damascus steel chef's knives special?

Damascus steel knives stand out for their exceptional sharpness, durability, and beautiful patterned design. Made from layers of steel, they hold their edge well and are favored by many professionals and cooking enthusiasts.

Can I use a chef's knife for both meat and vegetables?

Absolutely! That's the beauty of a chef's knife. It's versatile enough to handle both meat and vegetables, making it a true kitchen essential.

How should I care for my chef's knife?

Treat your knife with care! Hand wash it with mild soap, dry it immediately, and store it in a knife block or on a magnetic strip. Sharpen it regularly to keep it in top shape and avoid using it on hard surfaces.

What's the difference between a chef's knife and a Santoku knife?

Both are versatile, but a chef's knife has a curved blade for rocking motions, while a Santoku knife has a straighter edge and thinner blade for precise slicing. Choose the one that suits your cutting style best.

Why do professionals love carbon steel chef's knives?

Carbon steel knives are incredibly sharp and easy to sharpen, making them a favorite among chefs. Just remember they need a little extra care to prevent rust.