The Oliva Elité knife collection by Messermeister feature a beautiful natural olive wood handle in the popular straight tang, forged knife line series. A perfectly balanced knife, with the blade, bolster and tang in one piece and have been hot drop hammer forged from a single billet of German 1.4116 steel alloy, heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell rating of 57-58.
The joy of a sharp bread knife should not be underrated. The Oliva Elite Bread Knife has a scalloped edge with a gentle camber. The serrations of the scalloped edge produce smooth, clean cuts (even on your fingers) so whether you're slicing bread or soft skinned fruit you will have slices with no tearing.
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