Google Arts & Culture: Knife Forging of Tottori Prefecture

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government
Tottori-shi, Tottori-ken, Japan

Since ancient times, iron forging has prospered in Western Honshū island in Japn thanks to the high-quality iron-sand available there. Today, in a region formerly known as Inaba, there are still blacksmiths using long-established traditional techniques.

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  • Title: Google Arts & Culture: Knife Forging of Tottori Prefecture
  • Location: Japan,tottori,yazugun,chizu
  • Subject Keywords: Tottori Prefecture, Knife
  • Type: iron, steel

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