Welcome to Sakai Japanese Knives
We offer traditional Japanese cutlery of high quality. We are the only supplier in the Nordic Region with direct contact with the manufacturer. Unlike the knives you find in today's retail stores, every Sakai knife is unique. The steel is forged by master blacksmiths which is then shaped and honed with great care to its specialized form.
As this website develops you will learn more about the close connection between Japanese food culture and knife making. Japanese cooking requires great care and focus on details and the cutlery is of great importantance. Through our work we hope to spread the knowledge about this traditional handicraft with its roots in the samurai culture. It takes time and great care to achieve the high quality and standard of a handmade Japanese knife . Knowledge acquired over centuries is at risk of extinction and we are very proud and honored to contribute to survival of this great tradition.