Kiridashis are often known as 'hobby knives' as they're often used in wood carving and for general utility purposes. It has a chisel-grind and a sharp point. It is hand forged, and as such has a real charm about it. A definite great addition to any pointy collection!
If this comes in contact with water, it must be cleaned and *thoroughly* dried after use. We strongly recommend to oil the blade after any contact with water to prevent any damp and seal the blade.