Nakayama iro tomae #005
Totally rare and sweet, this could be considered to be the perfect hand held razor stone.
Plenty of surface area, a palm friendly shape and size, thick enough to raise above your
hand, one long accessible edge, super fine grit with a not too hard or too soft, just right
surface tension that can be charged with a nagura progression, a tomo nagura or a worn
out diamond plate to raise a slurry.
I will include a matching and tested tomo nagura with this stone. I have shave tested this
stone and the shave was superior. The back of the stone has patches of ocher and
umber colors and one side has a long sweep of crystallized black specks. There are
boarder areas of aubergine and the body of the stone has some faint hints of green.
The stone (toishi) has been lapped perfectly flat and the corners and edges beveled
unless otherwise noted. All of my stones come with a money back guarantee minus the