Seki City has been known as one of the nation's leading knives for more than 700 years. Many swordsmen gathered in Seki City, and many famous swords representing Japan were made.
Rich water brought by rich nature and high-quality charcoal still support the creation of cutlery in Seki city.
CUTLERY CULTURE TO LIVE NOW.
Seki's knives are still made as a variety of products such as knives, scissors, nail clippers, etc., and their high quality is lined up with world knives producing places such as Solingen in Germany, and is highly valued worldwide. Craft techniques that have been refined through the creation of Japanese swords are handed down to modern daily necessities.
Seki Kaji Denshokan Museum
In Seki city, there is a museum of Seki knives, “Seki Kaji Denshokan Museum”.
Here you can see the history and techniques of making knives as well as demonstrations of Japanese sword making using traditional techniques, and many tourists visit from overseas.
In addition, various events such as the sale of Seki cutlery products are held at the “Butterfly Festival” held every year.