Iwasaki Kamisori Large 58mm
Iwasaki Kamisori Large 58mm Iwasaki Kamisori Large 58mm Iwasaki Kamisori Large 58mm Iwasaki Kamisori Large 58mm

The Iwasaki family are about as skilled as you can get when it comes to making razors. Using only the finest carbon steel, this blade is handcrafted in every sense. Incredible edge retention, so it’s going to last a lifetime or two, and capable of the craziest edge possible. The shape of the head makes it easier to control when shaving around the moustache and beard, and the unwrapped steel handle is comfortable and simple. The best kamisori you can buy. This large, 60mm blade is meant to be held in your right hand, but can easily be used in a left hand too.

Size 8/8"
Grind: Right-handed Grind
Steel: Udholm Swedish Carbon Steel
Rockwell Hardness: 62-63
Scales: None
Manufacturer: Iwasaki san

Care for Straight Razors: Most razors are made of a high carbon steel, which allows for a long-lasting and sharper edge but is susceptible to rusting when left wet or in a humid environment. To prevent this, one would dry the razor thoroughly after each use and rub it with blade oil when stored for prolonged periods of time.

To maintain the edge, a leather strop is of the utmost importance. Ideally used before each shave, the strop does the best job at polishing a razor for the smoothest shave possible. It is important to use a gentle touch and to keep the spine flat on the leather; pushing too hard or using too steep of an angle can damage the delicate edge.

Even with regular stropping, a razor will need to be honed. In the world of razors, honing is the process of using a sharpening stone to refresh the edge. Depending on its use, a razor will need to be honed one or two times a year. Any razors purchased from Kent of Inglewood will receive their first honing for free, subsequent honing services are a mere $20. If you are the sort to take care of things yourself, a progression of high quality Japanese water stones will prove indispensable.

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