THE HISTORY OF ERNEST WRIGHT

We have a very special announcement this month. Ernest Wright is back with a new vitality. Paul Jacobs and Jan Bart Fanoy of Rotterdam recently purchased the company and gave the famous scissor-maker a new beginning; with capital, new equipment, … Read more...

HAVE A COKE AND A SMILE

There are a few inventions that have advanced the human civilization in exponential leaps; the wheel, penicillin, the steam engine, paper, the telephone, gunpowder, the compass, optical lenses, nuclear fission, and of course, Coca-Cola. (Please note that these are not … Read more...

Discover Cutlery Artifacts

One of my favorite past-times is visiting Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields and National Historic sites. Ever since I was a kid, I have been enthralled by placing myself back in time at these hallowed grounds. Recently, Melissa and I … Read more...

The Origin of the Barlow

There are some knives so famous that everyone knows what they are, including non-knife people; the Bowie knife, the Ka-Bar fighting knife, and the famous Barlow to name a few. Of all the well-known knives out there, the Barlow probably … Read more...

PRESIDENTIAL KNIVES

American Presidential history is dotted with great knives.  Partly because a healthy percentage of our Presidents have had military careers and view knives as indispensable tools, but moreover because our Presidents have often mirrored the spirit of America. That spirit … Read more...