Royale Elité Walnut Handled Knives
American walnut meets German craftsmanship.
Messermeister has been making knives in the German tradition for over 30 years, and remains one of the only companies to finish their blades using the ages-old hot-drop, hand-hammered technique. Each knife is high-quality, heritage, and handmade.
These knives combine a stunning, smooth American Walnut handle with a German-made stainless steel alloy blade. Walnut is favored for its strength and stamina, and it ain’t too shabby looking, either! The rich, deep brown has a natural flared pattern, each handle unique from the next. Messermeister makes the blades using the traditional hot-drop method, similar to what you’d imagine when you think of a colonial blacksmith: they forge the blade in a very hot oven, and then hand-hammer it to extreme sharpness. With vintage looks and heirloom quality, these knives will be ones you treasure forever.
Magnetic knife block sold separately. Messermeister knives are hand sharpened and pull through sharpeners are not recommended.”
Photography by Bobbi Lin, Rocky Luten and Mark Weinberg
Details & Materials -
Stainless steel blade with American walnut handle
Paring knife: 8" L (3.5" blade); Steak knife: 9.25" L (4.5" blade); Utility knife: 10.75" L (6" L); Santoku knife: 12.75" L (7" blade); Chef's knife: 14" L (8" blade); Bread knife: 14.25" L (9" blade); Sharpening steel: 15.25" L (10" steel)
Care & Notes
Wash knife blades in warm soapy water, dry immediately and store. To clean sharpening steel, wipe with a wet towel. Messermeister knives are hand sharpened and pull through sharpeners are not recommended.
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