I just realized that i forgot to post this here...

"Japanese Knife Imports will be closed from December 27th until January 2nd for the hoiday season and New Years. We are very sorry for any inconvieniences this may cause you. Druing this time, we will be checking e-mails and voicemails when time permits. However, we may not get back to you immediatly.

All orders placed during this time will be shipped out when we return to work on Januray 2nd 2013.

Thank you so much for your patience and understanding.

If you need immediate attention, please e-mail us at jon@japaneseknifeimports.com with the subject heading "IMMEDIATE ATTENTION" in all caps.

-Jon and Sara"