Wheststones are an essential tool for any kitchen using Japanese knives, which are made of harder steel than there Western counterparts. Sakai Ichimonji Mitsuhide stocks a range of Japanese synthetic Whetstones to suit all budgets and needs. Our stones range from Medium to fine and come in soft or hard version
A knife store that has supported the history of knives and food culture in Japan.
It has been 600 years since the birth of swordmaking in the Sakai region of Japan. Sakai Ichimonji Mitsuhide's and it's craftsmen continue to build on that legacy by producing the finest blades in Japan.
. This is where the culture of completing a dish of sashimi by "just cutting" and the culture of expressing sharpness as "taste" was born.
For 70 years, we have been connecting the spirit of Sakai's craftsmen with the passion of chefs in Osaka's kitchen equipment shopping district, known as the kitchen of Japan.
We are very happy that our knives can be used by people all over the world.