Zai Higo

Reading Time: < 1 minute London-based designer Kacper Hamilton designed a series of folding tools for Swiss ski company Zai, inspired by the traditional Japanese ‘Higonokami’. “Native to Japan, Higonokami is a folding pocket knife described as a ‘living fossil’ within the world of knives due to its unchanged design and production technique since its creation in the late 19th …

Japanese Higo Knife

Reading Time: < 1 minute A beautiful Japanese folding knife created by Miyamoto Manufacturing Co, available from Best Made Co. “Traditionally known as the Higonokami, the “Higo” knife has been produced by Miyamoto Manufacturing Co. since the late 1920s…The blade is laminated Japanese white steel with a tsuchime (hand-hammered) finish, and we love the slim profile, made for the pocket.”