$599.99 USD
  • MIYABI moves one step closer to perfection with Kaizen II – Japanese for “improvement” or "change for the better."
  • The Kaizen II collection boasts traditional Japanese craftsmanship combined with the best hardening technology and beautiful modern design.
  • The core, forged from resilient FC61 super steel, is protected by a stunning 48 layers of stainless steel.
  • And Miyabi Kaizen II knives are as beautiful as they are functional. The blades’ gorgeous flower Damascus pattern is dramatically darkened through acid dipping.
  • The double FRIODUR ice-hardened blade makes for improved corrosion resistance and astonishing durability.
  • Artisans hand-hone the blades using the venerable four-step Honbazuke method. This fine attention to detail translates into a work of art that is the ultimate in precision cutting.
  • The blade is balanced by a substantial D-shaped handle made of black pakkawood.
  • Effortless to hold, the classic Japanese “D”-shape handle offers a comfortable grip for stress-free cutting.
  • This striking handle truly matches the caliber of the blade. Handcrafted in Seki, Japan, a city renowned for its highest quality cutlery production.
  • Set includes 3.5" pairing knife, 4.5" utility knife, 9.5" bread knife, 8" chef's knife, kitchen shears, Miyabi 9" steel, Miyabi bamboo block
  • Revolutionary FC61 steel core features fine  carbide distribution and is protected by a durable 48 layers of damast steel
  • Fine carbide distribution creates a razor-sharp and durable blade with a 61 Rockwell hardness
  • Double ice-hardened FRIODUR® blade offers remarkable durability and cutting edge retention
  • Blade is hand-honed using the historic Honbazuke method to an exceptionally sharp 9.5 to 12 degrees
  • Authentic, thin Japanese blade profile
  • Handle made of black pakkawood and stylishly stamped with a mosaic pin. End cap features the Miyabi logo.
  • Ergonomic Japanese D-shaped handle design