CUTLERY MADE IN SHEFFIELD
14th century - Sheffield knives were owned by King Edward III.
18th century - Sheffield Plate invented (a sandwich of copper between 2 thin sheets of silver).
1773 - Sheffield Assay Office founded to verify the quality of sterling silver.
1836 - George Elkington invents electro-plating of silver.
1913 - Harry Brearley invents stainless steel in Sheffield.
Today's Sheffield cutlery manufacturers are indeed standing on the shoulders of giants.
Sheffield, England now has an international reputation for the finest flatware and cutlery products. If you are looking for top quality cutlery/flatware and you wish to be assured of the best quality cutlery that can be found anywhere in the world, then the words "Made in Sheffield" are your assurance of that standard. Note that not all items for sale on our web site are made in Sheffield though. If 100% made in Sheffield is vital, please follow the links above "Sheffield Cutlery" or see the knives that we have on offer that are made in Sheffield, or ask before ordering.
CUTLERY & FLATWARE SHOWROOM
Cutlery can be viewed on the Cutlery Showroom Page with a wide choice of patterns in varying sizes of place settings and individual pieces. If you only need to purchase a few individual pieces e.g. replacement items for missing pieces, please see the Loose Cutlery Items Page for further guidance.
ARTHUR PRICE CUTLERY
We have Arthur Price cutlery and gifts onto our web site. Please see the Arthur Price Range for the wide range of cutlery and gifts from this company. Generally speaking, this brand of cutlery will be available quickly.
This Sheffield cutlery company's products are on offer from our site branded "Sheffield Cutlery". Cutlery in stainless steel and silver plate may be ordered from this factory. View Sheffield brand cutlery in our shopping cart here - Sheffield Cutlery.
HISTORY OF ELKINGTON
We can provide you with cutlery from the Sheffield-made Elkington range to order online. Elkington originated silver-plating in the 1830's. Elkington cutlery, silverware and gifts have been owned by royal families, by top cruise line fleets, by discerning collectors and users, and by top hotels worldwide. Check the History of Elkington Cutlery for more information.
Other high-quality cutlery brands that we can offer include James Dixon and Frank Cobb.
TITANIC CUTLERY - Arthur Price originally supplied the White Star Line including RMS Titanic's luxury dining rooms with its cutlery. See here for how to order Titanic Cutlery.
POINTS OF EXCELLENCE
For more information on the high quality that you can expect to find on ordering Elkington products, check the Points of Excellence section. Or, see our section on Sterling Silver Cutlery, Flatware & Gifts.
CHILD / BABY CUTLERY & SILVER GIFTS
Looking for a gift for a baby or a child that will last a lifetime? Christening gift, baby shower, Christmas/religious occasion gifts - check out our Child Cutlery + Silver Gift Department.
Our suppliers also produce non-cutlery items chiefly in silver and silver
plate. We have these sections for silver gifts :-
Also see our Silver and Silver Plate (EPNS) pages for information on the subject of the high quality that you can expect to acquire. Re-Plating Service, Cutlery Scrappage Scheme.
SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIVES
Bowie Knives made by Reg Cooper, a 'Little Mester' of Sheffield. Fantastic traditional knives that are made by a master craftsman.
Bowie Knives For Sale.
Sgian Dubhs, also made by Reg Cooper with genuine Samba Stag handles and Leather Sheaths. Traditional Scottish knife accessories.
Sgian Dubhs For Sale.
SHEFFIELD POCKET KNIVES
Pocket Knives made by Trevor Ablett, another genuine Sheffield 'Little Mester' - 100% made in Sheffield, in a choice of styles.
Pocket Knives For Sale.
CUTLERY & FLATWARE INFORMATION
For those people seeking information about Sheffield cutlery, or perhaps valuations of items that you already own, check out the Information & Valuations Page. Collectors and information requirers will find a good choice of cutlery and knife books at the Cutlery Bookshop. More information on the History of Stainless Steel can be found here.
SPECIAL OFFERS SHOWROOM
Please check this section - we are on the lookout for special bargains that we can offer our customers. Keep an eye on this section because these offers will sell out quickly.
Are you looking for a wedding present? Cutlery and items from the silver catalogue make ideal gifts for a wedding. If you would like us to set up a list for your wedding, we will be happy to accommodate you. The cost of more expensive items can be shared between 2 or more people.
These may be set up via our Wedding Gifts Department.
GRANTON EDGE PROFESSIONAL KNIVES
For restaurants, shops and other professionals who need top quality knives, a Granton knife is the answer to their needs. Please see here
Granton Edge Knives & Accessories.
ANYSHARP KNIFE SHARPENERS
Whether you're slicing meat, dicing vegetables or carving the Sunday
Roast, a sharp blade makes cutting effortless. AnySharp restores a super sharp cutting edge to blunt knife blades that have dulled with use. Click here for Knife Sharpeners.
Hotels, restaurants, caterers, or anyone seeking to place a bulk order, please visit our Trade Enquiries section. Note that cutlery sold is of the highest quality so bulk buyers wishing to obtain low-price-low-quality cutlery should enquire elsewhere.