WUSTHOF is a family business, which was founded back in 1814 in Solingen, Germany. Today, Harald Wusthof and Viola Wusthof are the seventh generation of the family to manage the company. Their forged knives bearing the famous Trident ("Dreizack") logo are manufactured at three production plants in Solingen, which has become known as the "City of Blades."
Wusthof Classic Ikon knives are drop forged, tempered, and take more than 40 separate steps during production. The result is a blade of exceptional quality, prized by chefs worldwide for its balance and ease of sharpening. The Ikon handle features refined styling and even better balance. This is the knife for the chef who wants the ultimate in comfort and performance.