The BLADE Blogs


What Knife Do You Carry?

Tell us what knife you carry. Add a little history or an anecdote. Include a photograph of you with your knife, and your name will be entered in a drawing to win a free pocketknife.


2014 BLADE Show Knife Of The Year® Award Winners

The 2014 BLADE Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards were announced the evening of June 7 at the 2014 BLADE Show in the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta. Here are the winners. Stay tuned for more details. Publisher’s Award: Mark Zalesky Industry Achievement Award: Aldo and Edda Lorenzi 2014 Accessory of the Year: SOG Blade Light Sheath 2014 Kitchen Knife...

Elvis and the Gil Hibben Knife

What better day to celebrate the custom knife BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Gil Hibben presented to Elvis Presley than on The King’s birthday? Today is Presley’s birthday and a reminder of when Hibben and Phil Lobred, coordinator of the Art Knife Invitational, visited Presley 40 years ago. It was also when Hibben presented...

Today is Deadline to Stop Proposed Ivory Ban

An all-inclusive ivory ban that would target ancient ivory such as mammoth and mastodon in addition to elephant ivory likely will pass without your help by the end of day today, Dec. 27. A Presidential Advisory Committee that met on Dec. 16 recommends a total ban of ivory within the USA to the task...