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Niwaki Fruit Knife


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This knife is a small and very light design, perfect for cutting fruit and flowers. Great for picnics. Featuring a cherry wood handle and blade cover, it's perfect for taking on picnics. 


21.2 x 1.2 x 2.0 cm

90mm blades

Stainless steel

Cherry handles

Made in Japan

Includes Scabbard


Caring for your knife

The steel is brittle. don't cut bones, don't use on hard surfaces, don't chuck them about and don't put them in the dishwasher. Handle them like you handle your wine glasses and you'll be fine.

Hand wash

Avoid soaking - especially the traditional style knives, as it expands the wooden handles

Dry thoroughly

Store individually

Wipe over with Camellia Oil if not using regularly

Sharpen every two weeks or so of regular use


About Niwaki

Niwaki means garden tree. Not very exciting, but it implies far more than that. Japanese gardens are landscapes, microcosms of nature, and the trees are all shaped to fit into those landscapes - there's an awful lot of artistry and cultural baggage in there too. Jake's written a book on it all, if you're interested. So, the name. Hard to pronounce (ni-whacky) and tricky to remember, but we like it because of its implications.

Niwaki brings the very best in Japanese design and craftsmanship, inspiring gardeners, chefs and craftsmen to do the stuff they love, even better. They source and manufacture an extraordinary range of fine garden and woodworking tools, kitchen knives and outdoor gear, priding themselves not only in the pleasure it brings our customers, but also the knowledge and enthusiasm we share with them.



Miki (三木市, Miki-shi) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It was founded on June 1, 1954. As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 76,370 and a population density of 430 persons per km². The total area is 176.58 km². Miki is located northwest of downtown Kobe and is bounded to the south and east.

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