Whimsical Whale Paper Knife
In addition to looking great on a desk, it makes a handy penknife, pencil sharpener, letter opener, craft or carpentry knife, and it's suitable for both left- and right-handed users..
Tosa Hokubo (the regional name for 'forge') is the brand name of a group of blacksmiths in Kochi Prefecture, on Shikoku Island. For 400 years, Kochi metalworkers have been honing their skills on tools, swords and cutlery. Each handmade blade embodies the tradition and history of centuries of forging and tempering technology.
The whale paper knife was originally conceived as a cute design for the blacksmith's children, but has proved popular with users of all ages.
Size: Approx. 7 inches (18cm); blade 2.5 inches (6.5 cm)
PRICE: US$40, €37