Olive wood is very hard, weatherproof, strongly grained and therefore particularly elegant. Olive trees are medium in size and often somewhat gnarled in old age. They reach a height of about 10 to 20 metres. The oldest are in Spain and are over 1,700 years old. The wood of this evergreen tree grows slowly. The olive tree mainly grows in the Mediterranean region, Middle East and Africa.
The production of the best possible handcrafted and forged cutlery has been Gude's philosophy for four generations; the Gude family has neither compromised on nor wavered from this credo. Today Gude is proud to continue the centuries old tradition of quality knifemaking for which the town of Solingen is justly world famous.
Gude to produce by hand work over mass production: the result is an exclusive kitchen knife that guarantees years of enjoyable use in the professional or home kitchen. This is one of the reasons that justify Gude winning prizes with its kitchen knives.
Making forged knives in the highest quality and small numbers by hand was, is and remains the philosophy of Gude company-for four generations and without any compromises. We are committed to the centuries-old art of knife making, which has established the reputation of the city of Solingen.
Forged knives manufactured from highest quality steel for people who enjoy cooking. Gude a family run company since 1910.
A paring knife is a small knife with a plain edge blade that is ideal for peeling (or "paring") fruits and vegetables and other small or intricate work (such as de-veining a shrimp, removing the seeds from a jalapeo, 'skinning' or cutting small garnishes). It is designed to be an all-purpose knife, similar to a chef's knife, except smaller.
- The steel is a single piece of specially alloyed Chrome-Vanadium-Moly cutlery steel.
- Hand forged continued through more than forty separate steps in the production process before completion.
- The grip scales are crafted from very hard 100-200 years old olive wood which resists moisture and exhibits a beatiful grain giving each knife a special elegance.
- Handles are not diswasher safe.
- Made in Solingen, Germany.
Professional delivery is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery for you.
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