Since 1916 Sumikama has been devoted to manufacturing the best Japanese cutlery and knives using the knowledge and skill over 78- years of sword making in Seki city. Kasumi is the brand of Knives produced by the Sumikama Cutlery factory in Seki Japan, one of the most famous areas for cutlery and knife making in Japan. They choose the name Kasumi, meaning mist in Japanese, to launch and sell Damascus steel knives across the world. Sumikama was one of the first large Japanese knife manufacturers to use folded Damascus steel wrapped around a VG-10 core which has been replicated by many other manufacturers. Similar to the HM range but with wooden handle.