Ginza Steel - Made in Japan

Ginza Steel knives  made in Seki City of Japan also called the City of Samurai knives in Gifu, Japan

Seki City is famous wold wide for its production of fine knives. The history is 780 years of Cutlery industry dates back to 13th century, when master sword smith, Motoshige moved from Kyushu district to Seki and began making his swords here

The techniques and skills and the ancient attitudes of traditional Japanese sword making has been passed down across the centuries and are still alive in today's modern cutlery industry. And Seki City remains a vibrant center of Japanese cutlery manufacture.  

 

Why Japanese Knives are so expensive ?