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A Brief History of Our Eating Utensils

Gourmandize Logo Gourmandize | Slide 1 of 8: The knife is the oldest and most important tool in the development of the human race. Since prehistory, it has been used for hunting, eating, constructing and defense—practical and multi-purposeful. Early forms were made of sharpened stones or bones fastened to hilts of wood. When the process of metallurgy was created, introducing the Bronze Age, metal became the go-to material. Clearly it was much tougher.

The Knife - Used since Prehistory

The knife is the oldest and most important tool in the development of the human race. Since prehistory, it has been used for hunting, eating, constructing and defense—practical and multi-purposeful. Early forms were made of sharpened stones or bones fastened to hilts of wood. When the process of metallurgy was created, introducing the Bronze Age, metal became the go-to material. Clearly it was much tougher.

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