Knives, One Of Man's Most Useful Tools.
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Knives are one of the oldest and most useful of all human tools. Imagine a world without knives, a world without sharp edges. It's impossible to believe, our level of modern efficiency would come to a stand still. We would be driven back to the stone age. Back then, they used sharp stones, bone and wood pieces to do the job. The discovery of metal was critical to the advancement of knife technology. Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age. Each period allowed civilization to further develop the knife.
There is no substitute for the knife. It is an incredible tool, an ancient tool helping us survive, hunt and eat. It has evolved and although technology has leapfrogged ahead of the basic hand tools, the basic structure of the knife has remained the same. Sharp blades, edges and a handle, knives can be used to cut and prick. In prehistoric times, knives were made of flint. Flint was easily cut, scaled and sharpened. Flint could easily be re-sharpened as they became dull. The development of stainless steel has helped advance knives into an easy to maintain tool, with thousands of uses.
Knives were essential for hunting food and survival, which were the basic necessities of life. American Indians, African Bushmen, Japanese Samuri and others adorned their knives and weapons with feathers, accessories and trinkets to add beauty and design to their tools and weapons. Later, the knife would be more than just a utility tool, but also a fashionable design tool.
Every culture around the world have their own distinct history of knives. The basic structure is the same, but the designs differ from culture to culture, each reflecting the values and tastes of the people. Knife collecting has attracted attention, not only as a way to collect tools of utility, but also to reflect on the history and sociology of the people that made and developed the knives.
The knives today are the best in quality and affordability in the history of mankind. We feel confident that all the knives for sale on this web site, are of such quality that you will get years of use. And if properly taken care of, they will be handed down to the next generation. Whether you are a collector, hunter, tradesmen, military or just an average knife lover, we hope you will find what you are looking for here. And thanks for shopping Knife Deals Plus!