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Harzer Messerschmiede The handcrafted manufacture of high quality steels has a long tradition in Germany.  For many years, the business of Markus Balbach has been exclusively producing Damascus steels.

To make an extraordinary piece of forging art, historic steels are repurposed. From the steel planks of the sunken battleship Tirpitz or from the barrel of the Leopard tank, the finest Damascus steel is forged and can then be hand crafted into unique hunting knives.

Broad knowledge, lots of experience and pride in traditional craftsmanship are trademarks of the cooperation between the Markus Balbach’s forging workshops.

Where recycling meets craftsmanship, sustainable and high quality products are created which are in full compliance with our company’s philosophy and smoothly fit into our product line.

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