Petty knives are great for all the little things: Chopping shallots and garlic, mincing herbs and butchering small proteins. They function perfectly as a line knife as well as they're nimble, don't take up much space but can still accomplish a wide variety of tasks.
Recipient of the excellence in design award in Japan and for good reason. These knives contain VG-10 steel at their core and are clad in Damascus stainless steel not only for elegance but easy maintenance. The tsuchime pattern helps with food release and the formidable western style handles further add to their easy maintenance. Very thin, nimble and lightweight these knives put their money where their mouth is.