Our Flagship Knife Collection
Oliva Elite knife collection by Messermeister boasts an exquisite natural, Mediterranean olive wood handle in the popular straight tang, forged knife line series. The highly figured, beautiful golden-brown handle provides a secure ergonomic pinch grip with an unsurpassed balance. The blade, bolster and tang are one piece, hot-drop hammer forged from a single billet of the finest German 1.4116 steel alloy and heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell of 57-58. The 15° Elite edge is hand stropped on a cloth wheel, creating the sharpest possible cutting surface on an edged tool. Oliva Elite knives are of heirloom quality and one of the best original forged wood handle knives. Handcrafted in Solingen, Germany.
The Meridian Elite knife collection is our classic triple-rivet, full-exposed tang series, handcrafted and polished one at a time using Solingen techniques and one-piece hot-drop hammer forged from a single billet of German 1.4116 stainless steel alloy, with a three-step, 15° Elite edge hand stropped on a cloth wheel, making them one of the best original forged, triple-rivet knives available.
Royale Elite knife collection features an Walnut handle and German X50 stainless steel blade that is one piece hot-drop hammer forged, heat treated, and sharpened to a 15° Elite edge, making it an exquisite vintage style knife that is handcrafted in Solingen, Germany.
The Custom knife collection offers a modern take on the classic triple-rivet, full-tang German design, with a linen Micarta handle, stonewashed blade finish, and modular structure, featuring X50 German Stainless blades with a hand finished 15-degree edge that makes them light and sharp, establishing them as the best mid-priced German knives.
Kawashima knives, created in partnership with bladesmith Shoichi Kawashima, boast a distinctive curved handle design that relieves arm tension and allows smoother movements, while the curved geometry and razor-sharp 15 degree cutting edge made from rare SG2 powdered steel result in a well-balanced, highly maneuverable tool that feels perfect in the hand, making them the sharpest knives Messermeister has ever made.
Crafted in Maniago, Italy, our Overland Chef knife collection is built to be rugged and versatile with an ultra-tough canvas Micarta handle, contoured pommel, and machined lanyard eyelet, making it comfortable to use for any sized task around the campsite, while the Nitro-B steel blade with 60/40 blade grind ensures it stays sharp and easy to restore.
The Adventure Chef Collection by Messermeister, inspired by Chef Adam Glick's travels, provides full-size kitchen knives in a compact and portable kit, making it the perfect solution for any traveling cook who wants high quality knives without the bulk, allowing for endless possibilities of on-the-go cooking experiences.
Messermeister's Avanta knives, made from German X50 stainless steel for sharpness, rust resistance and easy maintenance, feature solid bolsters, full tang construction and triple-rivet pakkawood handles for comfort and durability, making this our best value knife line.
Expertly crafted in Portugal, Messermeister's Pro-Series knife collection is a favorite among BBQ pros, fishermen, game hunters, and commercial cooks, with German X50 stain-resistant blades that have a 15° edge and polyfibre handles for non-slip grip, making them ideal for challenging conditions in commercial kitchens, and are NSF approved.
The Messermeister Petite Messer knife line, made from fine German 1.4116 stainless steel alloy and manufactured in Portugal, features smaller blades designed for light weight slicing and dicing of smaller fruits, vegetables, meats and breads, and is suitable for children ages 8 and up with adult supervision.