Yaxell is a knife maker based in Seki City, Japan. Seki is one of the three most renowned knife producing areas in the world, alongside Sheffield in the UK and Solingen in Germany.

They were founded in 1932 to make pocket knives and have since become one of Japan’s leading knife and kitchen utensil brands. Yaxell is committed to bringing the best of Seki to the world, so many of their knives are handmade, sharpened and finished by experienced blacksmiths in Seki.