The Fujitora factory of Niigata Japan aspired to produce a commercially successful knife that would be accessible to professional and amateur chefs alike. Their strategy saw them team up with the most famous of Japanese housewares designers, Komin Yamada who also designed the Global knife series to produce a series of quality yet value Japanese knives the result was the development of the Tojiro Sha Ra Ku Mono series.
The Fujitora factory, like Global and Tamahagane is based in Tsubame Japan. An old and established cutlery manufacturer, Fujitora trace their history back to the ancient art of Samurai sword manufacturing. After Samurai sword production was banned, Tojiro became a world class knife manufacturer.
They watched enviously as their rivals, the Yoshikin factory picked up numerous award for their award winning Global series of knives.
The Fujitora factory manufacturing the Tojiro brand, produces some of the highest quality knives and most consistently excellent knives in the world. Using superior craftsmanship not just in the traditional Japanese knife making methods, but also in the production of hollow handle knives, they set out to produce a range of knives equal to Global.
The Sha Ra Ku mono range was developed in answer to Global. Fujitora hired the same designer, the famous Komin Yamada to design a range of knives for them.
The Sha Ra Ku Mono range was designed in an east meets west design concept, to develop Japanese products that appealed to Western tastes.
The Sha Ra Ku Mono range has a distinctive angular pattern, to call back to the traditional Samurai sword, whilst the black dot motif in the handle represents a row of urban windows. The blades made of Molybdenum Vanadium steel offer good cutting performance with high levels of durability.
The Sha Ra Ku Mono range represents excellent value for money, you can enjoy premium quality Japanese knives at value pricing. There is a full range 20 knives to enjoy in this range, with a variety of shapes and styles suitable for all kinds of cooking.
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