Arno Bernard Knives makes quality knives from premium materials at
affordable prices. Their workshop is located outside of Bethlehem, a beautiful
town in the Eastern Free State of South Africa. The rolling hills, green grasslands
and beautiful water are ample inspiration for an artist perfecting his craft.
Arno Bernard Sr. made his first knife out of a saw blade in 1979.
blade is hollow ground freehand and hand-polished from world-class Bohler N690
stainless steel from Austria.
Then it is heat treated and tempered to insure absolute
After going through the liquid nitrogen process, the blade is 59-60 on
the Rockwell hardness scale.
The variety of unique African animals inspire each knife design.
All of the 24
different models are suitable for both collecting and everyday use, and each knife
is fitted with a custom sheath.
There are 14 different materials that they use for
Some of the most popular are the exotic handle materials found only
in Africa - Warthog Ivory Tusk, Giraffe Bone, and Crocodile Hide.