Katana: the Art of Steel, from Samurai to Modern Knives
Posted by F. lli Lorenzi

In co-operation with the Cultural Centre Italy-Asia, the Art and Science Museum and Roberto Jelmini’s Family, F.lli Lorenzi are pleased to invite you in the shop of C.so di Porta Romana 1, on 29th November at 18.00, for the presentation of the various manufacturing stages needed to create a Samurai sword (“at the end of the manufacture, after fifteen folds, you can count as many as 32.768 layers”). They will also explain how the old techniques are applied today for the production of the best kitchen and sports knives.

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The Birth of a Knife
Posted by F. lli Lorenzi

Pocket knives and, in general, short blades were historically born for specific working requirements and, since the very beginning, were conceived to be used in battle or for social acknowledgement. Today old traditions are often re-interpreted by very skilled craftsmen who are able to create high-quality precious objects using new materials and finishing.

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