The Higo Nokami personal folding gentleman’s knife is perfect to use as an elegant pocket knife or personal steak knife. Its design dates back over 150 years, and is considered the first Japanese pocket knife. First used by Japanese business men as a fruit and cheese knife – today it is considered the perfect personal steak knife. The razor edge provides the cleanest cut possible, providing superior texture and flavor from your steak. It comes with a protective leather sheath. Hand wash only.