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Scarperia

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The knives of Scarperia

The art of making pieces of craftsmanship

Over seven centuries of art

In Mugello, Scarperia Tuscan town where for more than seven centuries are forged and sharpen kitchen knives. Cutlery Scarperia is deeply rooted in the culture of Italian cuisine for both a cultural and aesthetic appearance.

Scarperia has a famous Castle built by the Florentines in 1306. It was not a castle used by the power, but was used to fabricate the famous knives.

 

Excellent materials and workmanship

To make the handles of the knives were used of horns that were first trimmed, then shaped and softened, thanks to old coal ovens. This phase of craftsmanship is still in use, while they evolved the machinery for the production of blades and changed the number of laboratories. By 1906, 4 knife activities in 46 craft companies.

The processing of these is based on materials such as steel Horn and wood, while the production ranges from armor and edged weapons in amazing knives and kitchen utensils.

 

 

 

Photo Credits [bricoportale.it]

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