Knife owners will use words like edge retention, knife action, belly, bevel, drop point, spine, heft..., and metals and handle materials are important considerations. Knife qualities are instantly recognized, where workmanship and attention to detail are appreciated.
The custom-made blade is hollow-ground and hand-polished to a finish that makes the blade one of the finest hunting knives on the planet. The blade is completed with a knife handle made from exotic materials. Being true to the South African heritage and drawing inspiration from Africa's magnificent wildlife, the materials for the handles are locally sourced. This allows the handles to be made from the finest materials on the planet, such as Mammoth molar, Giraffe bone, Kudu bone, African Blackwood and Warthog tusk.
Arno Bernard’s knives are known to have the perfect balance between edge retention and performance – If you are searching for a knife that can offer edge retention, stain and corrosion resistance, hardness and added toughness – look no further! Often an Arno Bernard Knife will be passed on as an heirloom to the next generation and make the perfect gift for both hunter and collector.
From the forest to the beach, from camp to the kitchen, the hunting knife is the only utility knife you need to excel in all environments. The kitchen knife? Let's just leave it in the kitchen for the visitors who don't own a decent knife.
Choosing a hunting knife, a special purpose knife, or even an everyday carry knife shouldn't be something you lose sleep over. However, the quality, edge retention, as well as the particular purpose for the knife, does dictate the type of knife you need and other technical requirements. You'll be even better off owning several knives so that you are ready for action, no matter the occasion.