Shiro Kamo knives are produced in Takefu Knife Village by Hand and are some of the finest knives coming out from the collective. Kamo works with a variety of materials; These knives have a powdered steel SG-2 core with a very high hardness rating, SG-2 being one of the most advanced stainless steels available in knife manufacturing. The core steel is sandwhiched between layers of stainelss steel with a damascus pattern.
The small all-purpose knife that is known as the paring knife gets its name from its function. Pairing is defined as cutting away the outer surface and to removing the ends from either fruit or vegetables. Used for the preparation of fruit or vegetables in meals, other functions include the removal of cores, precision peeling, removing seeds to trimming meats.