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Explore historic and contemporary brands that craft knives of exceptional quality, combining centuries-old techniques with dynamic new methods.
In 1814 Johann Wüsthof established a shear factory in the legendary cutlery-crafting town of Solingen, Germany. Seven generations and more than 200 years of experience later, Wüsthof is world-renowned for its precision-forged stainless-steel blades. Every Wüsthof knife bears the trademark "Made in Solingen," a distinction of excellence.
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Established in 1731 by Johann Peter Henckels in Solingen, Germany, the Zwilling "Twin" logo is one of the world's oldest trademarks. Zwilling innovations have revolutionized the craft of knifemaking. The company pioneered the use of high-carbon stainless-steel alloy and continues to set modern standards for quality and performance.
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Based in Solingen, Germany, Nesmuk produces some of the world's most elegant knives. The company honors the ancient craft of knifemaking, balancing traditional craftsmanship with the newest research and design. Nesmuk handmade knives have won international design awards and are highly prized by professional chefs.
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Jean Dubost has been crafting authentic Laguiole knives since 1920. The workshop was founded by Pierre Dubost and his wife Marcelle Colas Pradel near Thiers, a region with a rich history of knifemaking. Now the fourth generation of the Dubost family continues the tradition blended with a touch of modernity.
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Bernd Dressler had a passion for cutlery and, in 1981, partnered with a knifemaking family in Solingen, Germany, to learn the craft. In 1995 his company expanded into Australia and then internationally. Today Messermeister is a woman-owned company led by the next generation – Debra, Chelcea and Kirsten Dressler – and dedicated to producing the finest kitchen knives and cutlery accessories.
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Shepherds' knives were first made in Laguiole, a mountain village in southwestern France, in 1829. Laguiole en Aubrac carries on the legendary tradition. Each knife is handcrafted by a single craftsman and features his unique engraving on the spine along with the decorative bee icon, the celebrated symbol of Laguiole cutlery.
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IVO Cutelarias was founded in 1954 by Joao Ivo and his wife Maria das Dores, who traveled to nearby villages on bicycle to sell their knives. Today the Portuguese company has a global reach. IVO knives are prized for their sophisticated, award-winning designs forged from the finest German stainless steel.
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