|•||One-piece, fully forged with a hand-polished Elite edge; 57-58 Rockwell Hardness|
|•||Natural, Italian olive wood handle provides a secure ergonomic grip with an unsurpassed balance|
|•||The blade, bolster and tang are one-piece, hot-drop forged from a single billet of the finest German steel alloy|
|•||Handcrafted using the same techniques that have been the hallmark of fine German made cutlery for hundreds of years|
|•||100% Handcrafted in Solingen, Germany; lifetime warranty|
The Messermeister Oliva Elite Paring Knife is ideal for paring, peeling, scraping, slicing and trimming small fruits and vegetables. It is also perfect for chopping garlic and ginger. The paring knife is considered to be the 2nd most often used knife in the kitchen and many home chefs have 3-4 in the drawer. There are many grips depending on the task and they usually involve holding the item by hand when making the cut. Each knife handle in the Messermeister Oliva Elite knife series is unique and made from beautiful, Italian olive wood. No two handles are the identical, making these knives truly boutique and one-of-a-kind. 100% Handcrafted in Solingen, Germany.