Takeshi Saji SG2/R2 Makie-Art series feature Damascus-patterned blades with a core of SG2 (Super Gold 2 or R2) Micro Carbide Powder Stainless Steel for professional, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness and unique design with custom-made feeling.



On the beautifully Japanese lacquered (Urushi-nuri) saya sheath and handle, the traditional decorative Maki-e artwork is carefully hand-drawn by Master Kouichiro Tsukada.
1) Mt.FUJI on LAKE with Sails & Pine
2) FUJIN-RAIJIN
3) TORII(entrance gate of shrine) and Mt. FUJI
4) Mt.FUJI on LAKE with Sails



The collaboration by the master blacksmith Takeshi Saji and the Maki-e master Kouichiro Tsukada is very unique to bring the masterpiece into creation successfully.



Please be noted that the stock of these Makie series is quite popular and extremely limited in stock.


[about Takeshi Saji]

Takeshi Saji is the leading blacksmith in Echizen. Saji was born in Takefu in 1948 in a family of second-generation smith. In 1992, he was officially certified as a “Traditional Master Craftsman” by the Japanese “Ministry of International Trade & Industry”.
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