Some Engraved Kershaw Knives are made in the USA, and some are imported. Even the imported ones are high quality, and are made according to the specifications of the Oregon office of Kershaw. For the last 12 months, these are the most popular ones, by far.
The Volt has a beautiful bead blasted finish. Two other features that make this one a favorite are: SpeedSafe® assisted opening mechanism, and a fine grade of steel for the blade, 8CR13MOV. It comes with a reversible pocket clip.
The Ember is also a favorite, probably because of its compact size. Even though it is a small one, it still has the SpeedSafe® assisted opening and a convenient, built-in flipper to get the opening started.
Kershaw Knives didn’t exist before 1974. That’s when Pete Kershaw left Gerber and started his own way of designing and manufacturing pocket knives. Today some of their knives are made in China, and some are made in the USA. Since the design and workmanship is so well controlled, the average person can’t tell where a particular Kershaw knife is made.
Decorating pocket knives has become so popular, due to the high quality laser engraving machines in use today. Engraved Kershaw Knives are laser engraved with a customer’s company logo, and used for advertising purposes.
The design of this line of knives is much different than your grandpa’s knives. You won’t see wooden handles, and pen blades, and stockman-style designs. Instead you see a curvy tactical form with a modern look. Here are 3 examples of knives that your grandpa never dreamed of: