The word penato for our Penato Knife refers to the knife's shape being similar to a pennant. The brass body encases the carbon steel blade and looks sleek in the office or at home. Use the Penato for a variety of jobs including, cutting paper, thread, opening letters or boxes.
Penato Knife maker Yoshiharu Hamono started as a blacksmith company over 100 years ago near Kyoto. Today, they specialize in making chisels and carving knives used in schools.