The Oliva Elité knife collection by Messermeister boasts an exquisite natural, Italian olive wood handle attached to a hammer forged blade. The highly figured, beautiful golden-brown handle provides a secure ergonomic grip with an unsurpassed balance. The Elité knife collections feature a blade, bolster and tang that are one-piece, hot-drop hammer forged from a single billet of the finest German steel alloy. Oliva Elité knives are handcrafted one at a time, using the same techniques that have been the hallmark of fine German made cutlery for hundreds of years. Oliva Elité knives are of heirloom quality and simply one of the best original forged wood handled knives.
The Messermeister Oliva Elité Steak Knife is a 4.5" personal sized carving knife with a multi-edged blade. This steak knife is expertly crafted and has a fine edge slicing blade with saw teeth added to the upward curved tip. The main cutting edge is used to slice meat while the saw teeth give added cutting power to the tip when separating meat from the bone. The grip can vary but the knife is usually pulled rather than pushed through the meat.
Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
Do not place in dishwasher.
Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
Oil the wood handle as needed with food-safe mineral oil.