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Kyoto Aritsugu Knife Brand Article for Travel Magazine Afisha Mir

Kyoto Aritsugu Knife Brand Article for Travel Magazine Afisha Mir

Kyoto photographer Kosuke Okuda and I teamed up to do an article for the Russian travel magazine Afisha Mir (Афиша-Мир). I just got a PDF of the article — hot off the server! In the article I introduced the long history of Aritsugu which was founded in 1560. Aritsugu is one of the most famous …

Where to Buy Real Kyoto Knives: Shigeharu vs Aritsugu Knives

Where to Buy Real Kyoto Knives: Shigeharu vs Aritsugu Knives

Before you rush to Aritsugu to purchase your prize Japanese knife, you might want to read this article. There are several options for buying authentic, handmade Kyoto knives. Kyohamono 京刃物: Kyoto Cutlery in Cultural Context Hamono refers to all kinds of cutting tools such as chef knives, carpenter planes, saws and chisels, sculptor chisels and …

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