ICHIGO ICHIE - Once in a lifetime.
This is an eastern philosophical saying describing uniqueness of еруnature of moment, and need to appreciate presented companionship.
Familiarity with a wonderful Tojiro knives is undoubtedly an event that can turn a knife lover worldview.
Once a meeting, such a meet, causes grateful owner of a natural question, "why did i not do this before?"
And company, meanwhile, continues to improve and release new items, thereby winning the hearts of new fans of the brand.
The history of manufacturing began in 1955 with a single stainless steel fruit knife.
In those days, exclusively carbon steels were considered worthy of attention, and the way of continuous improvement was laid.
Today's slogan “More than just sharpness” is expressed in constant selection of the best knives forms.
The search for comfortable and balanced lines of blades and handles, so that everyone who owns at least one Tojiro knife is completely satisfied his purchase.
How did i live without him before? Sometimes a newly minted owners exclaim. Ichigo ichie - catch the moment!
Almost everywhere, company used clad steel or San Mai, that is, a hardened cutting core, in soft linings.
Modern blacksmith's hammers work to forge of high quality billet, and then masters who perform many processes manually take up a task completion of final knife making.
Accuracy and purity of final processing are a kind of message to consumer, as if speaking: - We take our work seriously, improve our skills and are proud of our creations!
We will continue to produce the highest level products in Tsubame, city of Japan, where the spirit and methods of production go back many generations.
Since Wakugi (Japanese nail) began to be forged in Tsubame-Sanjo in early 1600s, knives, pipes, copper utensils, metal cutters, and cutlery were made here.
Today, export and sales of products from Niigata occur throughout the world, adding to the numerous cohort of admirers of proven quality.