Echizen, Japan, 12 Companies are cooperating and working together with shared factory equipment to make some of the finest Japanese knives. These makers are small but create some rare and unique pieces for the more distinguished chef!
Takefu Knife village is a cooperative of 12 independent knife manufacturers. For the most part these are small family businesses passing down time honed knife manufacturing techniques. Each knife manufacturer is special in their own right and manufactures only a limited amount of blades each year. Owning any of these handmade knives is to own a true piece of art.