The Petty 45 layer hand hammered Sakai Takayuki has a Swedish steel inner core. This is a light knife with amazing edge retention and is very sharp. The handle has an Octagonal shape made of magnolia and are easy to grip when wet. All Sakai Takayuki knives are hand sharpened to ensure supreme sharpness out of the box.
Petty is the Japanese version of the paring knife with a slightly more pronounced heel. It is used for peeling and chopping fruit and vegetables.