Non-branded knives Handcrafted knives in Japan involve various production processes, each elaborated by skilled craftsman. To show respect for our craftsmen and pass on their values to our customers, KAMA-ASA does not re-brand the knives we sell.
Selection from diverse production area
Knives in Japan have various places of origin:
Sakai city in Osaka prefecture is famous for the production of Japanese-style knives, while Seki city in Gifu prefecture boasts top production volume of knives in general. Echizen city in Fukui prefecture is also prominent in production of knives with its roots in the production of sickles. Niigata prefecture is widely known for the production of stainless products. Other areas include Tosayamada in Kochi prefecture known for the traditional forging industry, and Miki city in Hyogo prefecture renowned for hardware, and so on. We recognize each place has its own history and characteristics.
We are here to assist our customers make the right choice in purchasing knives by actually holding them in their hands so the knives can be cherished with care for a long time.
We at KAMA-ASA offer knife-sharpening any time after purchase.
Please contact the store when your knife loses sharpness. * Subject to fees.
* Please allow few days for pick-up.
We at KAMA-ASA offer free engraving upon purchase. We will engrave name or words of your choice onto your blade, adding more personal touch to your own knife.
* Same day pick-up is available provided the attendance of in-house engraving staff. However, few days may be needed for pick-up in case of the staff's absence.
* Subject to knives purchased at KAMA-ASA only.
* Method of engraving varies according to the type of knife (hand-carved or machine-carved).