EKA combines more than a century of knife making experience with modern production technology. Each knife is subjected to rigorous quality control and comes with a 10-year guarantee. EKA’s knives are renowned throughout the world for elegance, functional design and first-class materials. The blade steel used is Sandvik 12C27, a Swedish steel developed for knives and surgical instruments that is easy to sharpen and holds an edge well. The steel is hardened to HRC 57-59. EKA is a long standing supplier to the King of Sweden.